Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Exercise Set: 114

Answer

37 are girls.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{3}{4}\times36=\frac{3\times36}{4}=\frac{3\times9\times/\!\!4}{/\!\!4}=27$ If $\frac{2}{3}$ of the students on the second bus are boys, then $\frac{1}{3}$ are girls. $\frac{1}{3}\times30=\frac{30}{3}=\frac{30\div3}{3\div3}=10$ $27+10=37$
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