Roger is planning a picnic, He will invite two times as many boys as girls. If he invites 18 people, how many boys and how many girls will get invitations?

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Mar 2, 2018

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He will invite 6 girls and 12 boys.

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Let number of girls be #x#
Then the number of boys will be equal to #2x#

So you have:

#x+2x=18#
#3x=18#
#x=6#

So, he will invite 6 girls and 12 boys.

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