Zoe bought 6 clocks and 4 lamps which altogether cost £62.
On another occasion she bought 2 clocks and 12 lamps which cost £106.
What a bargain! How much does one clock cost? How much does one lamp cost?
Hint: The answers are whole numbers.
Topics: Starter  Algebra  Problem Solving  Simultaneous Equations
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