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There were some coins in box A and box B at first.

The number of coins in box A was `5/9` as many as in box B.

Mary transferred 160 coins from box B to box A.

In the end, she found that there was an equal number of coins in both boxes.

(a) How many more coins were there in box B than box A at first?

(b) Find the total number of coins in both boxes in the end.



Notes to students:

  1. If the question above has parts, (e.g. (a) and (b)), given that the answer for part (a) is 10 and the answer for part (b) is 12, give your answer as:10,12
The correct answer is : 320,1120
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