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Harry and Steve have some story books.

If Harry sells 30 story books per day and Steve sells 40 story books per day, Harry will have 78 story books left by the time Steve has sold all his story books.

However, if Harry sells 30 story books per day and Steve sells 20 story books per day, both of them will run out of story books to sell at the same time.

(a) What is the total number of books that both Harry and Steve must sell?

(b) How much money would be collected from the sale of all the story books if each book was sold at a price of $14.35?

 

 

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 : 260,3731
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