# Number of days worked

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A man persuaded Weary Willie, with some difficulty, to try to work on a

job for thirty days at eight dollars a day, on the condition that he would forfeit

ten dollars a day for every day that he idled. At the end of the month

neither owed the other anything, which entirely convinced Willie of the folly

of labor. Can you tell just how many days’ work he put in and on how many

days he idled?

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