There are 464 students in a school. Five-eights of them are girls. How many girls are there in the school? How many are boys?

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"There are 464 students in a school. Five-eights of them are girls. How many girls are there in the school? How many are boys?"
464 total students
5/8 are girls
girls = 464 x 5/8
= (464 x 5)/8
= 2320/8 {could have also cancelled before multiplying}
= 290 are girls
boys = total - 290 (girls)
= 464 - 290
= 174 boys
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