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Jake purchased some bulbs and lamps using $1110.

The cost of one bulb was $3.

A lamp was 5 times as costly as a bulb.

The number of bulbs and the number of lamps were in the ratio of 7 : 6.

(a) How many lamps did Jake purchase?

(b) How much did he spend on the bulbs?



Notes to students:

  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 : 60,210
(a)_____, (b)$_____