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Something Fishy at Customs

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One of two men had 12 fish, and the other had 13 fish, and all of the fish were of the same price. From the first man, a custom agent took away one fish and 12 denari for payment. And from the other he took two fish and gave him back 7 denari. Find the customs fee and the price of each fish.

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"Something Fishy at Customs," Loci (August 2007)

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