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Alice and Monica would collect flowers from a nursery and sell them at the market.

One morning, Alice noticed that she had 1200 flowers more than Monica.

Alice then gave 200 flowers to Monica.

Eventually , the ratio of the number of flowers Alice had to the number of flowers Monica had became 9 : 4.

How many flowers did,

(a) Alice have initially?

(b) Monica have initially?


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 : 1640,440