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In printing an article of 48,000 words, a printer decides to use two sizes of type. Using the larger type, a printed page contains 1,800 words. Using a smaller type, a page contains 2,400 words. The article is allotted 21 full pages in a magazine. How many pages must be in smaller type?

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    small print pages : x
    large print pages : 21-x

    2400x + 1800(21-x) = 48000

    solve for x

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    17 pages

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