# There are four more girls than boys in Ms. Raub's class of 28 students. What is the ratio of number of girls to the number of boys in her class?

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28 - 4 = 24

24 ÷ 2 = 12

12 + 4 = 16

12 : 16

when reduced, it will be 3 : 4

So the answer is**3:4**

24 ÷ 2 = 12

12 + 4 = 16

12 : 16

when reduced, it will be 3 : 4

So the answer is

x=number of boys

x+4=number of girls

Since the problem involves addition since there is an algebraic expression of "more" then:

x+x+4=28

Now add like terms

2x+4=28

Subtract both sides by 4

2x=24

Divide both sides by 2

x=12

There are 12 boys, and 16 girls. The ratio would be:

12:16

or simply:

3:4

Hope this helps =)