Pens cost 13p each,
Pencils cost 7p each.
Miquel spent 40p altogether.
How many pens and pencils did he buy?
Dishes cost £1.23 each,
Plates cost £1.27 each.
Colin spent £7.46 on dishes and plates.
How many of each did he buy?
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