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Can you Solve this one ?

  1. Mellyunplugged profile image78
    Mellyunpluggedposted 2 years ago

    Can you Solve this one ?

    A man leaves from kerala with 3 sacks of 30 coconuts each.
    He came across 30 toll booths until he reached Bangalore.
    He had to give 1 coconut for each sack containing coconuts as toll tax at every toll booth.
    How much coconuts are left with him when he reached Bangalore.
    Clue :
    The answer is not zero...
    Think think...

  2. ronbergeron profile image84
    ronbergeronposted 2 years ago

    25

    The toll starts out at 3 coconuts because there are 3 sacks. Pay the toll with 3 coconuts from one sack. After 10 toll booths, that sack is empty. Now the toll is 2 coconuts because you only have 2 sacks. Pay the tolls from one sack until that sack is empty. Now you only have 1 sack, so the next tolls are only 1 coconut. Pretty soon, you arrive at your destination and still have 25 coconuts left.

    1. Danny Cabaniss profile image75
      Danny Cabanissposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Welll done!

    2. Mellyunplugged profile image78
      Mellyunpluggedposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Perfect!

 
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