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Train A transported 70 more barrels of oil than train B on the 1st of last month.

On the 1st of this month, train A transported 30% less barrels while the number of barrels transported by train B increased by 20%.

A total of 714 barrels were tranported on the 1st of this month.

(a) Find the total number of barrels transported by train A on both the days.

(b) If each barrel had 20 gallons of oil, how many gallons of oil were tranported by train B on the 1st of last month ?

 

 


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 : 714,7000
(a)_____, (b)_____