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A market woman buys N eggs at the rate of 12eggs for 60.8naira.8 of the eggs wer broken,so she sold the remaining at the rate of 4 eggs for 24naira and make a profit of 12naira.How many eggs did she buy.

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  1. cost: 60.8/12 * N
    revenue: (N-8) * 24/4
    profit = revenue-cost, so
    6(N-8) - 60.8/12 N = 12
    Now just solve for N.

    I suspect that the 60.8 is a typo. If so, fix it up.

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    60.8 is a typo .of so fix it up

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  3. My answer is 60

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