# In a mathematics class of 60 students, 36 are girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls?

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by Millaresnoir217

2015-05-21T19:25:27+08:00

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Since we are looking for the ratio of boys to girls we first need to know the number of boys which is 60-36=24.
So 24:36=2:3

Therefore the ratio is 2:3.
2015-05-22T12:31:52+08:00

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To find the number of boys
60-36=24 boys

Ratio of boys to girls:
24 boys:36 girls

simplified ratio
2 boys:3 girls

Hope this helps =)