Pens cost 16p each,
Pencils cost 7p each.
Paige spent 46p altogether.
How many pens and pencils did she buy?
Dishes cost £1.25 each,
Plates cost £1.87 each.
Gabriella spent £7.49 on dishes and plates.
How many of each did she buy?
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Sandwiches cost £1.69 each,
Drinks cost £1.31 each.
Jenna spent £54.55 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  £3.00  £4.69  £6.38  £8.07  £9.76  £11.45  £13.14  £14.83  £16.52  £18.21 
4  2  £4.31  £6.00  £7.69  £9.38  £11.07  £12.76  £14.45  £16.14  £17.83  £19.52 
5  3  £5.62  £7.31  £9.00  £10.69  £12.38  £14.07  £15.76  £17.45  £19.14  £20.83 
6  4  £6.93  £8.62  £10.31  £12.00  £13.69  £15.38  £17.07  £18.76  £20.45  £22.14 
7  5  £8.24  £9.93  £11.62  £13.31  £15.00  £16.69  £18.38  £20.07  £21.76  £23.45 
8  6  £9.55  £11.24  £12.93  £14.62  £16.31  £18.00  £19.69  £21.38  £23.07  £24.76 
9  7  £10.86  £12.55  £14.24  £15.93  £17.62  £19.31  £21.00  £22.69  £24.38  £26.07 
10  8  £12.17  £13.86  £15.55  £17.24  £18.93  £20.62  £22.31  £24.00  £25.69  £27.38 
11  9  £13.48  £15.17  £16.86  £18.55  £20.24  £21.93  £23.62  £25.31  £27.00  £28.69 
12  10  £14.79  £16.48  £18.17  £19.86  £21.55  £23.24  £24.93  £26.62  £28.31  £30.00 