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"Machiabelly" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:<K1AQc.43663$vO1.email@example.com>...
> House numbers. the #1 costs 14P the numbers 5 and 0 cost 14P each etc.
> My daughter got a question from primary school, which give the whole family
> sleepless night. If you know what this item is, please help. Thank you !!!
> In a local hardware shop, 1 costs 14p yet it costs 28 for 50 and 42 to 144.
> What is being bought?
Thank you very much, Machiablelly, you are Genius!