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Warehouse A and warehouse B have a total of 5998 containers.

850 containers from warehouse B and a certain number of containers from warehouse A were shipped out.

In the end, only `7/12` of the original number of containers in warehouse A remained.

The ratio of the number of containers in warehouse A to that in warehouse B subsequently became 1:3.

(a) Find the number of containers in warehouse A in the beginning.

(b) Find the remaining number of containers in warehouse B.

 

 

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 : 1872,3276
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