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Some students planned a get together, the budget for food was $500.00. Five of the students failed to come because of the distance ad therefore the cost of food for each member increased by $5.00. How many students attended the get together?

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Suppose there are x students attending the get together. Because five failed to come, then orginally x+5 planned to ...

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