# How many brown shells can he sell to the trader?

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A boy collects white sea shells from the sea and brings them home every night. When he has enough of them, he decides to sell them to a trader.

The trader is ready to buy the shells and he asks the boy about the quantity. At this, the boy starts calculating. He has a giant box that contains 3 mini boxes. Two of them have another mini box inside. If the giant box can hold 50 shells, how many brown shells can he sell to the trader?

posted Oct 4, 2016

Thanks for the query.

The answer is - 0 (because the boy collects white shells).

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