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Weekly Problem 34 - 2006

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Let the number of Boys in Group 1 be x. The number of girls in Group 1 is therefore 40-x. and the number of girls in group 2 is 33 - (44 - x) = x - 7. There are therefore 7 fewer girls in group 2 than boys in group 1.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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