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With how many max coconuts, man can go home?

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A person has 3 bags .
He went to the riverbank to buy the coconut.
He fills each bag with 30-30 coconuts (1 bag can have max 30 coconuts)
H takes total 90 coconuts.
While coming back there are 30 toll booth.
These are some rules at these toll booths.
One has to pay same number of coconuts as many bags he has.

Question: With how many max coconuts, he can go home?

In Hindi
- एक व्यक्ति के पास 3 थेली है।
- तीनो थैली ले के वो नदी किनारे नारियल लेने जाता है ।
- तीनो थैली में 30-30 नारियल भरता है (1 थेली में 30 नारियल की ही जगह है )
- ऐसे कर के वो 90 नारियल लेता है ।
- अगर जाते समय रास्ते में 30 टोल नाके आते है ।
- इन टोल नाको के नियम कुछ ऐसे है ,
की आप के पास जितनी थैलिया हे उतने नारियल वहा देने पड़ते है ।
- तो वो व्यक्ति घर पे ज्यादा से ज्यादा कितने नारियल ले जा सकता हे

posted Jul 12, 2016 by anonymous

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Best answer

A man has taken total 90 Coconuts

So he has 90 coconuts with 3 bags, he need to pay 3 coconuts till he has 3 bags
For first 10 booth, he will pay 30 coconuts, 3 coconuts per booth.

Coconuts pay = 10*3 ==> 30
Coconuts left = 90-30 ==> 60
Booth Left = 30-10 ==> 20

Now, he has 60 coconuts with 2 bags and 20 booth left. So he will pay 2 coconuts to the booth till he has 2 bags
For next 15 booth, he will pay 30 coconuts

Coconuts pay = 15*2 ==> 30
Coconuts left = 60-30 ==> 30
Booth Left = 20-15 ==> 5

Now, he has 30 coconuts with 1 bag and 5 booth left. So he will pay 1 coconuts to the booth

Coconuts pay = 5*1 ==> 5
Coconuts left = 30-5 ==> 25
Booth Left = 5-5 ==> 0

So coconuts left is 25

Ans :- Maximum coconuts a man can take home = 25

answer Jul 12, 2016 by Neha Gupta



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