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Todays puzzle 30-11-2011

CMA Ankur Pandey (Govt.Job)     30 November 2011

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A farmer was asked how many chickens he had sold at market that day. His reply was:

I’ve had four customers today, and each bought half of my remaining chickens, plus a half chicken.

The farmer sold all of his chickens at market that day. How many chickens did the farmer sell?


Solution Of "Todays Puzzle 29-11-2011"


Vikas (Chartered Accountant)     30 November 2011

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The ans is 15.

Ist bought half of 15 =7.5+0.5=8

remains 7

2nd bought half of 7=3.5+0.5=4

remains 3

3rd bought half of 3=1.5+0.5=2

remains 1

4th bought half of 1=0.5+0.5=1


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