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At a coffee shop, table has only 1 leg and chairs have 4 legs. If there are a total of 68 legs...

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At a coffee shop, the table has only 1 leg, and the chairs have 4 legs. If there are a total of 68 legs, and there are at most 4 chairs at each table, what is the most number of chairs in the coffee shop?

Note: Every chair must be at a table.

posted Dec 11, 2015 by Mishthy Mukherjee

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One set =1table +4 chairs=[1+(4*4)]=17legs
No of sets=68/17=4nos
Total no of chairs =4sets*4chairs=16chairs

answer Dec 11, 2015 by Jaikumar Bhatia

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