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hartnn
 3 years ago
old puzzle but still....
An old man had an habit of collecting elephants.
He had 3 sons and a wife in his family.He wrote in his will that when he dies half of the elephants must go to his wife, onefourth of elephants to his eldest son, onesixth of elephants to his youngest son and remaining elephants to the middle son.When he died,he had 23 elephants his lawyer came and was in dilemma on how to distribute the elephants(because he cannot distribute elephants in fraction of 23.)Still that lawyer manged to give everyone of the family a fair share of elephants.How did the lawyer solve this?
hartnn
 3 years ago
old puzzle but still.... An old man had an habit of collecting elephants. He had 3 sons and a wife in his family.He wrote in his will that when he dies half of the elephants must go to his wife, onefourth of elephants to his eldest son, onesixth of elephants to his youngest son and remaining elephants to the middle son.When he died,he had 23 elephants his lawyer came and was in dilemma on how to distribute the elephants(because he cannot distribute elephants in fraction of 23.)Still that lawyer manged to give everyone of the family a fair share of elephants.How did the lawyer solve this?

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hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@sauravshakya @mathslover

sauravshakya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2One elephant gave birth

sauravshakya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Is this the correct answer

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2oh, nopes...but i like the way u think !

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so both of u as of now are convinced that elephants are divides w.r.t 24, just tell how that old man got 24th elephant....

sauravshakya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Was his lawyer an elephant........ lol

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lol! no, but he had elephants :P

sauravshakya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2his lawyer came in an elephant

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes, his lawyer legally gave one of his elephants with the condition that he would take it back after distribution.All got their share and lawyer took back his one elephant.

sauravshakya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So, the middle son only gets one elephant
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