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    Mr. and Mrs. Samuel visited Florida and purchased 120 oranges. They gave 1/4 of them to relatives ate 1/12 of them in the hotel and gave 1/3 of them to friends. They shipped the rest home to Illinois.

    a. How many oranges did they ship?
    b. If it costs 24 cents for each orange to be shipped to Illinois, what was the total shipping bill?

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    Fractions are added and subtracted to calculate a result for this solution.