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Mrs wen bought 500 markers for her students. She gave 8markers to each girl and 10markers to each boy. After giving the markers to all the boys and girls, she had 54 markers left. How many more boys than girls were there

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  1. Please I need help

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  2. 10b+8g = 500-54 = 446
    There is no unique answer to this
    b = 4n+3
    g = 52 - 5n
    Since we want more boys than girls, we need
    4n+3 > 52-5n
    9n > 49
    n > 5
    So the choices are
    b g
    27 22
    31 17
    35 12
    39 7
    43 2

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