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The young Farmers club hired a number of buses and matatus to transport its members for a trip to Kisumu. The number of matatus hired were twice as many as buses and no vehicle made a double trip. Each matatu can carry a maximum of 14 students and a bus can carry four times as many. The hiree
charges were sh.5 200 per bus and sh. 2 800 per matatu. A total of sh. 21 600 was spent on transport for the trip.
a)Determine the number
i)of buses hired
ii)of matatus hired
b)Calculate the number of students who took the trip if
each vehicle was filled to the capacity
c)Each student contributed sh. 60 towards the cost of the trip and the club paid the remaining amount. Calculate the amount the club paid.