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 Question from JC, a student: Hello, I need help with a question. It is said that a company delivers 1000 vases to a man. It charged $0.40 for every vase safely delivered. But the company had to pay the man$5.10 for each broken glass. If the man paid a total of $383.50 for the delivery, how many vases were broken? Regs. , JC JC, If all the vases had arrived intact the charge would have been 1000 ×$0.40 = $400 but he only paid$383.50. For each broken vase he didn't have to pay the $0.40 and he also rebate of$5.10. How many were broken?

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