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A shopkeeper bought cooking fat in 30 one kilogram packets and 20 five hundred packets. She repacked the fat in packets of 125 grams each. How many packets did she get?

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Assuming the second purchase was in 500 g packages .... (typo)
The shopkeeper bought 30(1000) + 20(500) or
40000g , or 40 kg
He/she divided this into 40000/125 smaller packets or
320 packets of 125 g each
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