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Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Seventy pupils (37 boys and 33 girls) are divided into two groups, with 40 pupils in Group 1 and 30 pupils in Group 2.

What is the difference between the number of boys in Group 1 and the number of girls in Group 2?

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