# I suck at Maths :( need help!

So my brother asked me this maths question that has left me scratching my head, so if you could help me out I would be thanking you many times

So here its a basic one, dont laugh I never went to college! hehe

There are 320 people in a room, and 111 of them are boys what percentage of boys are there?

So here its a basic one, dont laugh I never went to college! hehe

There are 320 people in a room, and 111 of them are boys what percentage of boys are there?

btw...why did he ask u this?

Edited by:"magicbeans" 14th Dec 2010=34.68%

it mentions that there are 111 boys in the room, what is the percentage of boys. so regardless of any other sex its already given you the answer..

... you do suck at arithmetic!

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I've just enrolled onto a maths course at college and he was testing out my rusty maths skills oO

Wow!

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my fav:)

I went to college and I'm well and truly British. Thank You.

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and what is the simplest fraction of boys and people?

Edited by:"bykergrove" 14th Dec 2010i went to tea with the queen.

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college and sixth form are two different things.

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Doh........

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boys=people dont they? you mean boys to girls dont you? oO

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ok ratio of boys to girls then girls to boys.

and what is the simplest fraction if there were 112 boys and 320

people(show your working)guess u r correct, but i think that OP meant he didnt continue past GCSEs. just wanted to make sure it was that.