# SOLUTION: there are 51 students in a certain class. the number of females is 5 lees than three times the number of males. find the number of females and the number of males in the class

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 Question 211273This question is from textbook : there are 51 students in a certain class. the number of females is 5 lees than three times the number of males. find the number of females and the number of males in the classThis question is from textbook Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!F=3M-5 F+M=51 (3M-5)+M=51 4M=51+5 4M=56 M=56/4 M=14 MALES. F=3*14-5 F=42-5 F=37 FEMALES. PROOF: 37+14=51 51=51