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A shop sells pencils.

Out of every 20 pencils sold, 2 were defective.

Defective pencils were sold at 80 cents each.

A pencil in good condition cost 20 cents more than a defective pencil.

(a) If the shopkeeper collected $2352 last month, how many pencils were sold last month?

(b) What was the amount collected from the sale of defective pencils last month?


Notes to student:

  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 : 2400,192
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