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You have 20 bags, What is the minimum number of eggs needed so that you have a different number of eggs in each bag?

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Suppose you have 20 bags, What is the minimum number of eggs needed so that you have a different number of eggs in each bag?

Hint: Think out of the box and go against your common sense...

posted May 29, 2017 by anonymous

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Put 1 egg in each bag except 1st.
Put the empty bag in a bag with 1 egg.
Put that bag in another bag having 1 egg and so on.
This way, you use only 19 eggs.
Now the top bag has 0 eggs, the next bag has one, the next bag has 2 and so on.

answer May 30, 2017 by Salil Agrawal
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Min 328 eggs

answer May 30, 2017 by Vikas Gupta

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