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Today Puzzle #637

Puzzle No. 637– Thursday 20 December

There were 88 children at a school fete. Boys and girls were asked to pair up for a three legged race. One third of the boys paired up with two fifths of the girls.The remainder of the children did not participate in the three legged race.How many boys were at the school fete? How many girls participated in the three legged race?

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48 boys at the fete
16 girls in the race

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