Pens cost 17p each,
Pencils cost 5p each.
Ariana spent 49p altogether.
How many pens and pencils did she buy?
Dishes cost £1.23 each,
Plates cost £1.74 each.
Rebecca spent £7.17 on dishes and plates.
How many of each did she buy?
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Sandwiches cost £1.87 each,
Drinks cost £1.26 each.
Caroline spent £89.51 on sandwiches and drinks.
How many of each did she buy?
[Assume that they bought at least one of each of the items above.]
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A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  
1  Sandwiches  
2  Drinks  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 
3  1  £3.13  £5.00  £6.87  £8.74  £10.61  £12.48  £14.35  £16.22  £18.09  £19.96 
4  2  £4.39  £6.26  £8.13  £10.00  £11.87  £13.74  £15.61  £17.48  £19.35  £21.22 
5  3  £5.65  £7.52  £9.39  £11.26  £13.13  £15.00  £16.87  £18.74  £20.61  £22.48 
6  4  £6.91  £8.78  £10.65  £12.52  £14.39  £16.26  £18.13  £20.00  £21.87  £23.74 
7  5  £8.17  £10.04  £11.91  £13.78  £15.65  £17.52  £19.39  £21.26  £23.13  £25.00 
8  6  £9.43  £11.30  £13.17  £15.04  £16.91  £18.78  £20.65  £22.52  £24.39  £26.26 
9  7  £10.69  £12.56  £14.43  £16.30  £18.17  £20.04  £21.91  £23.78  £25.65  £27.52 
10  8  £11.95  £13.82  £15.69  £17.56  £19.43  £21.30  £23.17  £25.04  £26.91  £28.78 
11  9  £13.21  £15.08  £16.95  £18.82  £20.69  £22.56  £24.43  £26.30  £28.17  £30.04 
12  10  £14.47  £16.34  £18.21  £20.08  £21.95  £23.82  £25.69  £27.56  £29.43  £31.30 