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In a certain year, the number of girls who graduated from City High School was twice the number of boys. If 3/4 of the girls and 5/6 of the boys went to college immediately after graduation, what fraction of the graduates that year went to college immediately after graduation


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what fraction go the graduates that year went to college immediately after graduation


I do think is of not go.....typo.

Pick a common number of boys and girls. The LCM of 4 and 6 = 24

Girls 48
Boys 24

After

Girls 36
Boys 20

\(56 = \frac{x}{100} 72
= 77.77 %\)

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