Eric and Kylie collect sea shells. Eric began a holiday with 407 shells and Kylie began with 39 shells.
Each day of the holiday Eric found 20 shells and Kylie found 43 shells on the beach. By the end of the holidays they had the same number of shells in total.
How long was the holiday?
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