# 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

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

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