Yahoo Answers: Answers and Comments for Buns cost 40p each. Cakes cost 55p each. I spend exactly £4.35 on buns and cakes. How many of each did I buy? [Cooking & Recipes]
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Yahoo Answers: Answers and Comments for Buns cost 40p each. Cakes cost 55p each. I spend exactly £4.35 on buns and cakes. How many of each did I buy? [Cooking & Recipes]
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From vinny: U BOUGHT 7 CAKES, ONE BUN AND GAVE THE SELLER ...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2020 11:38:43 +0000
U BOUGHT 7 CAKES, ONE BUN AND GAVE THE SELLER 10p TIP

From PD: Can't answer. Don't know the tax rate.
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Mon, 13 Apr 2020 14:42:13 +0000
Can't answer. Don't know the tax rate.

From Mr. P: Well you know the answer is less than 10 buns,...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2020 22:04:39 +0000
Well you know the answer is less than 10 buns, so start at half that and divide the answer into the cost of buns.
If you can spot a trend then follow it.
5 buns = 5x 40 = £2.00 leaving 235p for cakes 235/55 = 4.27 so that cannot be correct, so try it for 4 buns or 6.

From Cara: 4 buns (£1.60) and 5 cakes (£2.75) (= £4.35). ...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2020 16:43:28 +0000
4 buns (£1.60) and 5 cakes (£2.75) (= £4.35). I did it in what your teachers would call the "wrong" way, so I couldn't possibly tell you how!
Edit: I don't know why I've got thumbs down, unless your teachers are on this site. And my answer is obviously correct.