Question 16 , 17 & 18

Question 16: In a class consisting of boys and girls there are 30 students. Girls are the third fifth of total number. How many boys are there in the class?

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Let the number of boys in the class is ‘x’;

Girls are 3/5 of 30 students. so;

according to question;

boys + girls = 30

but boys are ‘x’ and girls are 3/5 of 30 students, so;

x+ \frac{3}{5} \times 30 = 30

x+ 18 = 30

x= 30-18=12

so boys are 12


Question 17: Find the ‘x’ value where x:3=4:8

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We can write given expression as below as well;


\Rightarrow\ x=\frac{4}{6} \times 3

\Rightarrow\ x=2


Question 18: Evaluate 32-15×2+3

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First we perform division, then multiplication, then addition, and then subtraction operation, so;

32-15\times 2+3=32-30+3=32-33=-1

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