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A drama class has a total of 46 students. The number of females is 8 less than the number of males. How many males and how many females are in the class?
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User: A drama class has a total of 46 students. The number of females is 8 less than the number of males. How many males and how many females are in the class?

Weegy: 26 males and 19 females
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46 - 8 = 38
38 / 2 = 19
19 + 8 = 26
The number of males is 26 and there are 19 females.
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A drama class has a total of 46 students. The number of females is 8 less than the number of males.
x+x-8=46
2x=46+8
2x=54
x=54/2
x=27
x-8=19
There is 27 males and 19 females in the class.
27+19=46
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tuere, for math questions, please provide the calculations.
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