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Two people go to the same store and make the same purchases, but one of them is treated unfairly in the pricing
The sum of two numbers is six more than twice the smaller number, and if the larger number is multiplied by three, the result is ten less than seven...
A hypothetical problem in which the treasury introduces a new coin into circulation
Determine how many floors a skyscraper has, based on information about someone climbing the stairs
What happened after Humpty Dumpty had his shattering fall
Hermie the Elf goes Christmas shopping, but all he has is coins in his pocket
How much money would the Kranks have saved if they'd skipped Christmas altogether?
Ages of John and Quentin based on information about a point in the past

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