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What is the population of the town?

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In a town a number of men and women are entitled to a tax rebate.

One third of all the men in the town receive £12

and one quarter of all the women receive £16.

If £35,824 is distributed in total,

What is the population of the town?

posted Nov 13, 2014 by Sandeep Otari

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Population of Town is 8956

answer Nov 18, 2014 by Kshitij Maloo
This doesn't make sense.  Mathematically there you have 1 equation in two unknowns, there are literally hundreds of common sense solutions.  Utter nonsense

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