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A Christmas Elf Problem

The Santa elf problem. These problems are rich problem solving questions that allow students to use deductive reasoning, logic and problem solving skills to solve. Santa has some very experienced elves and he has some new
inexperienced elves. Each experienced elf can wrap 60 presents a day and each newer inexperienced elf can wrap 45 presents per day. Santa has a total of 9 elves who wrap presents. They wrap 510 presents a day. How many experienced and inexperienced elves does Santa have? How do you know? Explain how you found your answer.

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