# 240 Boys and 100 Girls have been accepted into Buzz Cut Military College.?

240 Boys and 100 Girls have been accepted into Buzz Cut Military College. If the college wants to cap male acceptances to 60% of the total acceptances and is prepared to not accept any more boys, then how many additional girls should it admit?

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- Jeff AaronLv 71 month ago
Total boys: 240

Total girls: 100 + x

Total students: 240 + 100 + x = x + 340

Ratio of boys to total students:

240 / (x + 340) = 60% = 0.6

240 = 0.6(x + 340)

240 = 0.6x + 204

0.6x = 240 - 204

0.6x = 36

x = 36/0.6

x = 60

- 1 month ago
240 / (240 + 100 + G) = 0.6

240 = 0.6 * (340 + G)

240 / 0.6 = 340 + G

400 = 340 + G

60 = G

Admit 60 more girls

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