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At first, Sheryl and Jenny had some money.

Sheryl gave `2/7` of her money away.

As a result, Sheryl had as much money as `1/7` of Jenny's money.

(a) What fraction of Jenny's money was Sheryl's money at first? 

(b) If Sheryl gave $84 away, how much did Jenny have 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
  2. If your answer to the above is a fraction, given that the answer is `a/b`, type your answer as a/b

 

The correct answer is : 1/5,1470
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