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This week’s problem comes from Classroom Maths Problem Sums 4 by Casco Publications Pte Ltd

##### 117 children took part in an art competition. 2/7 the number of girls is equal to 1/3 the number of boys. How many girls took part in the art competition?

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Last week’s problem and solution:

3 pears and 4 oranges cost $3.80. If 1 pear and 1 orange together cost $1.10, find the cost of 1 pear.

How did you do?