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Here is this week’s problem:
A coin purse contains 13 coins, each worth 1, 5, 10, or 25 cents; the total value of the coins is 150 cents. How many 10-cent coins are in the purse?
(1) The 13 coins can be divided among five separate envelopes so that each envelope contains the same total monetary value.
(2) The 13 coins can be divided among six separate envelopes so that each envelope contains the same total monetary value.
A. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
B. Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
C. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.
D. EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
E. Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question asked, and additional data are needed.
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