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Find the original number divided?

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Three friends divided some bullets equally. After all of them shot 4 bullets the total number of bullets remaining is equal to the bullets each had after division. Find the original number divided.

posted Nov 10, 2013 by Mona Sharma

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Lets assume remaining bullet with everyone is x so

4+x = 3*x    i.e. x=2

So total number of bullet before division 3*(4+2) = 18

answer Nov 10, 2013 by Salil Agrawal

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