Tulane has a ratio of 3 girls to 4 boys in class. If there are 12 girls in class how many total students are there?

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There are #16# boys.

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Since there are #12# girls, we can divide #12# by the given ratio, #3#

#12 /3 = 4#

So we know that the factor we are multiplying is #4#. Using the #3:4# ratio, #3# representing girls and #4# representing boys, you can multiply #4# by #4#

#4 * 4 = 16#

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