In a class, the girls are 60% of the total number of students and the boys are 18 in number. How many students are there in the class?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Let the total number of students in the class be x.

 

Percentage of girls = 60%

 

Percentage of boys = (100 - 60)% = 40%

 

Therefore, number of boys = 40% of x =

 

 

Hence, the total number of students in the class is 45.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM