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If x postage stamps were divided evenly among 4 boys, each

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If x postage stamps were divided evenly among 4 boys, each boy would receive y postage stamps. If the x postage stamps were divided evenly among 6 boys, each boy would receive z postage stamps. If y - z =25, what is the value of x?

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So x is the total number of postages. Since it can be divided into 4 and 6 it must be a multiple of 24.
X/4 - X/6 =25
(6X - 4X) / 24 = 25
2X = 600
X = 300

So lets check 300/4 = 75
300/6 = 50
75 -50 = 25

So answer is 300
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