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Riddle: As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man.................

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As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives,
Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits:
Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,
How many were there going to St. Ives?

posted Jun 16, 2014 by Ritika

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1, the only person that is assumed to be going to St. Ives is the you.

solution Dec 3, 2015 by Nimish
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1man with his7wives,49 sacks, 343 cats, 2401kitts=2801. plus the man going to st.ives. so there were 2802 in total.

solution Jun 16, 2014 by Binu Mon



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