# A basket contains 5 apples. Do you know how to divide them among 5 kids .........................

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A basket contains 5 apples. Do you know how to divide them among 5 kids so that each one has an apple and one apple stays in the basket?

posted Sep 25, 2014

Give the basket with the apple to last kid..So the apple is still in the basket

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In Miss Nafeesha class are seven children. Miss Nafeesha has a bowl with seven apples. Miss Nafeesha wants to divide the seven apples among the children of her class, in such a way that each child in the end has an apple, but one apple still remains in the bowl.

when counted in twos, there was one extra
when counted in threes, there were two extra when counted in fours, there were three extra
when counted in fives, there were four extra
when counted in sixes, there were five extra.

However, if the apples were counted in sevens, no extra apple was left.

Can you calculate the minimum number of apples that were present in the basket ?

There were 11 apples.

There are four people, Andy, Bob, Chris, and Don who ate the 11 apples.

Andy, Bob, Chris, and Don each ate at least 1 apple, and all of them know this.

Andy says, “Bob, did you eat more than I did?”
Bob replies, “I don’t know. Chris, did you eat more than I did?”
Chris replies, “I don’t know”

After hearing this conversation, Don was able to figure out exactly how many each person ate.

How many apples did each person eat?