# SOLUTION: a class has 24 boys and 16 girls. On a test the class mean was 75. the mean of the girl's score was 72. What was the mean of the boy's sccores?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 304705: a class has 24 boys and 16 girls. On a test the class mean was 75. the mean of the girl's score was 72. What was the mean of the boy's sccores?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a class has 24 boys and 16 girls. On a test the class mean was 75. the mean of the girl's score was 72. What was the mean of the boy's sccores? 24+16 = 40 students.... mean = 75 Total scored by 40 students = 3000 Girls = 16 ....their mean = 72 total scored by girls = 16*72= 1152 Difference between the scores will give total score of boys. 3000-1152 = 1848 Number of boys = 24 their mean will be 1848 / 24 =77