In a poll in a school, students picked whether they liked apples or oranges more. The ratio for this was
5:8. Five absent students were polled the next day and each of them preferred apples and the new ratio was 5:6. How many people were originally polled?

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Say there are x students of which y like apples
y:x-y = 5:8
y+5:x-y =5:6

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