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How many shelfs and books do she have?

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Maya Garg is an owner of a books store .

If she put one book per shelf, she left with one book with no shelf left.
If she put two books per shelf, one shelf will remain empty.

How many shelfs and books do she have?

posted Jun 26, 2014 by Sandeep Otari

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3 shelfs and 4 books

solution Nov 4, 2014 by Kshitij Maloo



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