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# Inspector Remorse

##### Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level:
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Inspector Remorse estimates that he can solve the average murder in $x$ hours, a bank robbery in half that time, and a car theft in one third of the time he takes to solve a bank robbery.

How much time would he expect to take in solving two murders, six car thefts and four bank robberies?

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

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.