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A Classy Ratio

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
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There are six more girls than boys in Miss Spelling's class of $24$ pupils. What is the ratio of girls to boys in the class?

If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task that challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.