top button
Flag Notify
    Connect to us
      Facebook Login
      Site Registration Why to Join

    Get Free Puzzle Updates

Facebook Login
Site Registration

How many minimum number of chapatis did the mom made?

0 votes

A farmer’s wife made some chapatis…the farmer had 3 sons…. The fist son came, gave one chapati to the dog,and made three equal parts of remaining chapatis, ate one part of it and left the other two parts for his brothers….other two sons came one after the other and did the same thinking that they came first…then at night all three came to the house, one of them gave one chapati to dog and made three equal parts and the three brothers ate one-one part of it… If no chapati was broken in pieces then how many minimum number of chapatis did the mom made?

posted Jan 20, 2015 by Varuna Magar

Share this puzzle
Facebook Share Button Twitter Share Button Google+ Share Button LinkedIn Share Button Multiple Social Share Button

1 Answer

0 votes

minimum chapatti has to be 4 at night so
4*3/2*3/2*3/2+1=14.5 decimal so
7 *3/2*3/2*3/2+1=24.626 decimal so
10 *3/2*3/2*3/2+1=34.75 decimal so
13*3/2*3/2*3/2+1=44.875 decimal so
16 *3/2*3/2*3/2+1=55 numerical

so ans is 55

answer Jan 23, 2015 by anonymous
Kuch bhi
Lets say their mom made x chapatis
number of chapatis left after first son: 2(x-1)/3
number of chapatis left after second son: 2(2(x-1)/3 – 1)/3 = (4(x-1) – 6)/9 = (4x -10)/9
number of chapatis left after third son: 2((4x -10)/9 -1)/3 = (8x – 20 – 18)/27 = (8x – 38)/27
they ate ((8x-38)/27 -1)/3 chapatis each in the night
So it should be an integer value, lets say it is y, where y is an integer.
(8x-38 – 27)/81 = (8x – 65)/81 = y
x = (81*y+ 65)/8 = 10y + (65+y)/8 = 10y + 8 + (y+1)/8
as x should also be an integer
y can be => 7, 15, 23, ….
x can be = 79, 160, 241

minimum value of x is 79

Similar Puzzles
+2 votes
+1 vote

Three friends A,B and C started from P towards Q which is 5km away. They have one cycle and only one person rides a cycle at a time . A , B and C walk at speeds of 4 , 5 and 6 km/hr and can ride the cycle at 7 , 8 and 10 km/hr respectively . Find the minimum number of time in which all three of them will reach the destination ? { All three person will reach when the last person will reach the destination }

+1 vote

A beautiful lake was surrounded by 4 temples. When flowers are washed in the lake-water, the flowers doubled in number. On a special day, Mrs. Sharma went there with some roses. She washed the roses in the lake-water before entering each temple. In each of the temple she deposited the same number of flowers. By the time she was done with all the four temples, she had no flower left with her.
How many flowers did she deposit in each temple?
What is the least number of flowers Mrs. Sharma must have had initially to make the above possible?

–1 vote

When you reverse the digits of the number 14 the number increases by 27, how many other two digits number increases by 27 when their digits are reversed?

+1 vote

A women was carrying a basket of Eggs when a passer-by bumped her and she dropped the basket and all the eggs broke, Passer-by asked her number of eggs to pay her. Women replied, I don’t remember exactly , but I do recall that whether I divided the eggs by 2,3,4,5 or 6 there was always one egg left over. When I took the eggs out in groups of seven, I emptied the basket.

Can you tell, “How many minimum number of Eggs were there in the basket”?

Contact Us
+91 9880187415
#280, 3rd floor, 5th Main
6th Sector, HSR Layout
Karnataka INDIA.