# SOLUTION: Q)Ram got an order from a garment manufacturer for 480 Denim Shirts. He bought 12 sewing machines and appointed some tailors to do the job. However, many didn't report for duty. As

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 Question 471385: Q)Ram got an order from a garment manufacturer for 480 Denim Shirts. He bought 12 sewing machines and appointed some tailors to do the job. However, many didn't report for duty. As a result,each had to stitch 32 more shirts than originally planned by Ram , with equal distribution of work.How many tailors had been appointed earlier and how many had not reported for work? (a)12,4 (b)10,3 (c)10,4 (d) none of these Answer by jorel1380(2518)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!480/10=48 48+32=80 480/80=6 10 tailors were needed. Only 6 reported..