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16% of the stickers in a box are square in shape.

The rest of the stickers which are triangular, pentagonal and hexagonal in shape are in the ratio 3:4:5.

The total number of square and hexagonal shaped stickers is 14 more than the sum of the other two.

(a) Find the total number of stickers in the box.

(b) John added some stickers to the box and the number of stickers increased by 20%. How many stickers were there in the box in the end ?

 

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 : 700,840
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