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Thomas bought 25 boxes of pens at $30 per box. He gave 100 pens away and sold the rest at 5 for $10.

He then found that he had made a profit of $500.

Find :

(a) the number of pens in each box and

(b) the cost price of each pen (round your answer off to the nearest cent)


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 : 29,103
(a)_____, (b)_____cents