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A fruit stall earned $6 by selling a dozen fresh apples.

Day-old apples were sold at reduced prices.

The stall would lose $2 per dozen by selling the day-old apples.

Out of every 15 dozen apples that the stall sold, 2 dozen were found to be day-old ones.

The stall managed to earn $2886 by selling its entire stock of apples.

(a) How many dozen apples in the stall were a day old?

(b) How much more could the fruit stall earn if all the apples were not day-old ones?

*Notes to student:*

*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 :

**78,624**