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# How many cartons did he ship?

Hard riddles like this brainteaser are tricky because they seem to invite straightforward, logical thinking.

A merchant can place 8 large boxes or 10 small boxes into each carton for shipping. In one shipment, he sent a total of 96 boxes.

If there are more large boxes than small boxes, how many cartons did he ship?

11 cartons total: 7 cartons of large boxes (7 * 8 = 56 boxes), 4 cartons of small boxes (4 * 10 = 40 boxes).

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## Which ball?

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