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## GMAT Question of the Day

###### October 16, 2009

Every weekday, GMAT Hacks publishes a realistic GMAT practice question. In general, you'll see Quant problems on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and Verbal questions on Tuesday and Thursday. You'll always be able to find them at www.gmatdaily.com.

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**Today's Practice GMAT Question:**

A certain store sold pens for $0.35 each and pencils for $0.25 each. If a customer purchased both pens and pencils from the store for a total of $2.50, what total number of pens and pencils did the customer purchase? | |

(A) | 8 |

(B) | 9 |

(C) | 10 |

(D) | 11 |

(E) | 12 |

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