sathiprakash
John needs 13 bottles of water from the store. John can only carry 3 at a time. What's the minimum number of trips John needs to make to the store?
a. 3 b. 4 c. 4 1/2 d.5 e.6
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ankur504
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c. 5
sathiprakash
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would u explain plz how?there its said minimum
ankur504
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i meant d
ankur504
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in 4 trips he carried 12 bottles but one is still left so he has to make a another trip
sathiprakash
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but answer is not that.....\
ankur504
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idk :( whats the answer?
sathiprakash
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well its given 4 in the book...but am not sure which one is correct either 4 or 5 or 4.5
ankur504
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certainly not 4.5 ...because how can he have half trip??
iampaul
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hahaha is there any chance that the answer is wrong cause i think ankur504 got it spot on
dhatraditya
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its 4
sathiprakash
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could u explain howtz 4
dhatraditya
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he is already at the storer from my reading of the problem. so he carries 3 back. then he needs to make 4 trips TO the store to get the remaining
sathiprakash
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well that could be nice logic
ankur504
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hey this leads to 4 1/2 trips
dhatraditya
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the problem only asks how many trips TO the store, not TO and FROM the store
nowhereman
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You only need to go to the store one time and take -13 bottles with you.
dhatraditya
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heh, i think this problem is not in the matrix and john is not Neo
StudyTotoroTea
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5 Trips. ^.^
Arsalan_khan
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dhatraditya is quite correct...