42 boys are engaged in two sports sections and there are 3 times less girls, how many more boys than girls are engaged in sections?
1. Let’s find how many girls were engaged in sports sections, for this we divide the number of boys by three:
42: 3 = 14 (virgin).
2. Let us find how many boys are involved in sports sections more than girls, for this we subtract the number of girls from the number of boys:
42 – 14 = 25 (people).
Answer: there were 25 more boys than girls in the sections.
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