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At a party, Mrs Ong gave each pupil 5 nuggets and had 30 nuggets left. If she gave each pupil 6 nuggets, she would have 4 nuggets left. How many nuggets did Mrs Ong prepare for the party?

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  1. Let the number of students be x

    number of nuggets = 5x + 30
    or
    number of nuggets = 6x + 4

    6x+4 = 5x+30
    x = 26

    There were 26 students, so she neede
    26(5) + 30 or 160 nuggets.

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