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Kelly bought some buns and gave half of them to Lionel. Lionel bought some sweets and gave half of them to Kelly.
Kelly ate 10 sweets and Lionel ate 22 buns.
As a result, the ratio of the number of sweets to buns Kelly had left became 1:7 and the ratio of the number of sweets to buns Lionel had left became 1: 5.
How many sweets did Lionel buy?

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John had some marbles. He gave half of them to Mabel.
Mabel had some beads. She gave half of them to John.
John then gave 10 beads away and Mabel gave 112 marbles away.
As a result, the ratio of John’s marbles to beads became 4:1 and the ratio of Mabel’s marbles to beads became 2: 1.
How many marbles did John have at first?

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Kelly bought some buns and gave half of them to Lionel. Lionel bought some sweets and gave half of them to Kelly.
Kelly ate 20 sweets and Lionel ate 44 buns.
As a result, the ratio of the number of buns to sweets Kelly had left became 7:1 and the ratio of the number of buns to sweets Lionel had left became 5: 1.
How many sweets did Lionel buy?

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