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From: chris

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2004120718:59:45
Subject: word problem

a farmer grows 252 kilograms of apples. He sells them to a grocer who divides them into 5 kilo and 2 kilo bags.If the grocer uses the same number of 5 kilo and 2 kilo bags then how many did he use in all? the only answer i can come up with is 36. please help.

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