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Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

Al, Bertie, Chris and Di have sums of money totalling £150.
Al and Bertie have £55 between them and Al and Chris have £65 between them.

What is the difference between the amounts that Al and Di have?

 

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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