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Author:  Janette
E-mail:  not available
Date:  6/18/01 8:26:57 AM
Subject:  Pencils and Erasers
Message:  A certain stationery store sells pencils and erasers. Pencils cost $6.40 for a box of eight.
Erasers cost $1.20 for a box of four. A combination box contains pencils and erasers in
the ratio of 2:3. If prices are the same regardless of the type of box, and a combination
box costs $10.00, how many pencils does it contain?

a. 15
b. 12
c. 10
d. 8
e. 6

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D - 8

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 Pencils and Erasers by Janette at 6/18/2001 8:26:57 AM
 Re: Pencils and Erasers by Charity at 10/14/2001 8:11:24 PM
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