Two factory plants are making tv panels. Yesterday, plant A produced 4 times as many panels as plant B. five percent of the panels from plant A and 4% of the panels from plant B were defective. How many panels did plant B produce, if the two plants together produced 1440 defective panels?

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Two factory plants are making tv panels. Yesterday, plant A produced 4 times as many panels as plant B. five percent of the panels from plant A and 4% of the panels from plant B were defective. How many panels did plant B produce, if the two plants together produced 1440 defective panels? 

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Let the number of panels produced by plant B be denoted as b.

Since the plant A produced 4 times as many as plant B, then the number of panels produced by plant A will be 4b.

The percentage of defecti...

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