Posted by **kimi** on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 2:44am.

a shopkeeper bought 16 boxes of pens.each box contained m pens.10 pens were sold on the first day.

(a) how many pens were left after the first day?give ur answer in terms of m.

(b) if m=5,how many pens were left after the first day?

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**Henry**, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 11:32am
a. Pt = 16boxes * m pens/box = 16m = Total # of pens bought.

a. Bal. = 16m - 10.

b. Bal. = 16*5 - 10 = 70 pens left.

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**JOHN SNOW**, Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6:20am
Boxes of pens = 16m

Sold pens = 10

A.) 16m - 10

B.) 16(5) - 10

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**JOHN SNOW**, Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6:21am
Boxes of pens = 16m

Sold pens = 10

A.) 16m - 10

B.) 16(5) - 10

80 - 10

= 70

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