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Peter went to a shop with just enough money to buy 22 files.

However, he bought only 16 files and spent the rest of his money on a total of 70 pens and rulers.

The ratio of rulers to pens he bought was 5 : 2.

A pen cost $1.20 and a ruler cost $0.30 more than a pen.

How much did he spend on the files?

The correct answer is : 264