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Looking for Bargains

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One says that 10 garments were purchased by two men at a price of 72 dirhams. The garments varied in value. The price of each garment of one man is 3 dirhams more than the price for each garment of the other. How many garments did each man buy? (Islamic World 900 CE)

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"Looking for Bargains," Loci (April 2004)

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