. There are 550 students in a school. If the number of girls is 100 more than the number of boys, then the number of boys in the schools is


There are 550 students in a school. If the number of girls is 100 more than the number of boys, then the number of boys in the schools is   

(a) 200.

(b) 225.

(c) 240.

(d) 250.

 

 

Best Answer

Ans: (b)

Explanation:

Let number of boys = x,

Then number of girls = (x + 100)

Total students = 550 

According to the given condition,

          x + (x + 100) = 550

          or 2x = 450  

or x = 225

 

 

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