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111. If you reverse the digits of my age, you have the age of my daughter.  A year ago, I was twice her age.  How old are we both now?

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112. What is the number that is 5 more than one-fourth of one-tenth of one-third of 3,000?

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113. Write the number 76 using three consecutive numbers between 1 and 9 inclusive, using each number once only.  You may use any of the mathematical operational signs: +, -, x and .

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114. Pat went shopping for supplies for her wedding.  She spent half of what she had plus $2.00 on table favors at the party store.  At the next store, she spent half of what she had left plus $4.00 for a charm for her maid of honor.  In the last store, she spent half of what was left plus $4.00 for stockings.  At the end of her spree she was left with $4.00 to spend on thank you cards.  How much money did she start with?

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115. Find the six-digit number in which the first digit is three times the second; the third is one more than the second; the fourth is one-fifth the last; and the fifth is the sum of the first and fourth.

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116. You can buy 3 bags of jellybeans and 2 bags of chocolate chips for 24, which was under their limit of a quarter.  You can also get 4 bags of chocolates and 2 bags of jellybeans for the same 24.  How much did each bag of chocolates cost?

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117. The following multiplication example uses all the digits from 0 to 9, and Xs have been used to represent numbers, not the multiplication sign.

        7 X X
           X X
X X X X X

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118. What 2 numbers will give you an answer of 36 when the smaller is subtracted from the larger and an answer of 1,440 when one is multiplied by the other?

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119. There are 100 people applying for a position where they will be required to sell both music equipment and electronic goods.  Twelve of the applicants have no prior experience in sales.  Sixty-four of the applicants have sold music equipment, and 80 applicants have sold electronic goods previously.  How many applicants have experience selling bother music equipment and electronic goods?

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120. A gentleman who died recently left just over $8000 to be divided between his widow, his five sons, and four daughters.  He stipulated that every son should receive three times as much as a daughter, and that every daughter should receive twice as much as their mother.  If the precise amount left by the man was $8000.07, how much did the widow receive?

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