14 of the kids in the class are girls. 8 of the kids wear blue shirts. 2 of the kids are neither girls nor wear a blue shirt.
If 5 of the kids are girls who wear blue shirts, how many kids are in the class?
There are 19 kids in the class.
Total number of boys in the class = boys who wear blue shirts + boys who do not wear blue shirts.
There are 3 boys (8 wear blue – 5 girls wearing blue) who wear blue shirts. There are 2 boys who do not wear a blue shirt. Therefore, there are 5 boys in the class. In total, there are 14 girls + 5 boys in the class.