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# An employee pays Rs. 26 for each day a worker and forfeits Rs. 7 for each day he idle. At the end of 56 days, if the worker got Rs. 829, for how many days did the worker remain idle?

[A] 21
[B] 15
[C] 19
[D] 13
[E] 17

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