Mr. Tan has 216 apples and pears altogether. He packed all the apples and pears into 30 bags. He packed the apples in bags of 6 and the pears in bags of 8.
(a) How many bags of apples did he have?
(b) How many apples did he have altogether?
*The original question together with a solution from the “teaching perspective” and the respective “student’s solution” too is presented in the images below using the “make a list” or “make a table” technique.