Elementary Brain Teaser - October 25, 2021
Katelyn buys a carton of peas from the Sweet Pea Vegetable Company. The company states that there are eight peas in every pod, ten pods in every pack, and a dozen packs in every carton. Katelyn opens the carton at home and realized that the carton was one pack short and one of the packs was one pod short. How many peas were actually in the carton that Katelyn purchased?
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