MATH SOLVE

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# For the choir concert, the choir director has asked that everyone wear either black pants or blue jeans. Three times as many students wore black pants as blue jeans. If there are forty-four students in the choir, how many wore blue jeans?

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Answer: 33 students wore blue jeans .Step-by-step explanation:Let x be the number of black pants.Given : For the choir concert, the choir director has asked that everyone wear either black pants or blue jeans. Three times as many students wore black pants as blue jeans.i.e. Number of blue pants = 4x If there are forty-four students in the choir, then we have[tex]x+3x=44\\\\\Rightarrow\ 4x=44[/tex]Divide both sides by 4 , we get[tex]x=11[/tex]Thus , the number of black pants = 11 Then , the number of blue pants = [tex]3\times11=33[/tex]Therefore, 33 students wore blue jeans .