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    Two rainstorms occurred in one week in a certain area. In the first rainstorm 35ml of rain fell per hour, and in the second rainstorm 40ml of rain fell per hour. Rain fell that week for a total of 55 hours for a total rainfall of 2075ml . How long was each of the two rainstorms?

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