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Johnson wishes to buy some paint boxes and paint brushes.

Each paint box costs $2 and each paint brush costs $1 less.

He has a total of $22.

(a) If Johnson decides to buy $10 worth of paint brushes, how many paint boxes can be buy ?

(b) If he pays $20 for the paint boxes, find the number of paint brushes that he is able to buy.


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 : 6,2
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