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Elephants and Geese

Age 14 to 16 Short
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Yesterday, at Ulaanbaatar market, a white elephant cost the same amount as 99 wild geese.
Overnight, the price of a white elephant fell by 10% and the price of a wild goose rose by 10%.
How many wild geese cost the same amount as a white elephant today?


This problem is adapted from the World Mathematics Championships
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