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Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3
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A book costs £3.40 and a magazine costs £1.60. If Clara spends exactly £23 on books and magazines, how many of each does she buy?

If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task that challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.