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The total number of pineapples in a basket and box was 645 in the morning.

In the afternoon, 225 pineapples from the box and `1/6` of the pineapples from the basket were sold.

In the end, the ratio of the number of pineapples in the basket to that in the box became 1:3.

(a) Find the initial number of pineapples in the box.

(b) A crate can contain 65% more pineapples than the number of pineapples in a basket at first. Find the total number of pineapples in 3 such crates.

 

 

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 : 525,594
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