A pair of dice is thrown and the score is obtained by finding the **product** of the two numbers.

In five throws of both dice:

the second score is $5$ more that the first;

the third score is $6$ less than the scond;

the fourth score is $11$ more than the third;

the fifth score is $8$ less than the fourth.

What was the score for each of these five throws?

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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