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Weekly Problem 7 - 2007

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
3736.

On Tuesday, the Pied Piper caught 900 rats.
On Wednesday, he caught 1080 rats (900 + 180)
On Thursday, he caught 756 rats (1080 - 324)
So in total, the number of rats caught is 1000 + 900 + 1080 + 756 = 3736

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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