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In a cross-country race, the percentage of male runners was 45% more than the female runners.

After running a few miles, `2/5` of the female runners dropped out of the race.

The number of male runners in the race was now 238 more than the number of the remaining female runners.

Find the total number of runners in the race at the beginning.

The correct answer is : 686
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