Weekly Problem 37 - 2012

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Baldrick can afford to buy either 6 parsnips and 7 turnips or else 8 parsnips and 4 turnips. Both options leave him with no change whatsoever. If, however he bought only his beloved turnips, how many could he afford?

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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