0 Deepak Bora Asked: July 15, 20202020-07-15T16:50:44+05:30 2020-07-15T16:50:44+05:30In: CBSE, ICSE The ratio of boys to the number of girls in a school of 560 pupils is 5 : 3 . if 10 new boys are admitted , find how many new girls may be admitted so that the ratio of the number of boys to the number of girls may change to 3 : 2 0 ratio and proportion questionratio and proportion Share Facebook Related Questions What is the length of RT? Real numbers if a/b = c/d = e/f ,prove that (a^3 + b^3)^2 / (b^3 + d^3)^2 = e^6 / ... Ratio and proportion Ratio and proportion 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent Deepak Bora 2020-07-16T10:24:25+05:30Added an answer on July 16, 2020 at 10:24 am Total number of students = 560 And Ratio of boys to the number of girls = 5:3 ∴ Number of boys = 5/8 × 560 = 350 Number of girls = 3/8 × 560 = 210 After adding 10 new boys,total number of boys = 360 Let the number of girls added to make the new ratio (boys : girls)3:2 is ‘x’ ∴ 360/210+x = 3:2 720 = 3(210+x) 720 = 630 + 3x 90 = 3x ∴ x= 30 So we have to add 30 girls to make ratio 3:2 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Add a Video to describe the problem better. Video type Youtube Vimeo Dailymotion Facebook Choose from here the video type. Video ID Put Video ID here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdUUx5FdySs Ex: "sdUUx5FdySs". Click on image to update the captcha. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.