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Frankie the Squirrel can find one acorn in 15 minutes and Glenn the Squirrel can find one acorn in 12 minutes. As autumn approaches, they both work all day and all night.

However, Alex the Squirrel is eating their collection! It takes Alex 20 minutes to eat an acorn, and Alex eats all day and all night long (and starts on yesterday's acorns).

How many extra acorns will there be at the end of a 24-hour day?

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