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How many minimum number of flowers he needs to carry such that he offers equal number of flowers in all temples?

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All the rivers are magical, moment a worshiper crosses a river with any number of flowers, it becomes double. (For eg 1 flower becomes 2 flowers, 2 become 4 and so on).

How many minimum number of flowers a worshiper needs to carry from beginning such that he offers equal number of flowers in all the three temples, and he is left with zero flowers at the end of fourth river.

posted Nov 6, 2014 by Divya Bharti

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He started with 7 Flowers, put them into river so it becomes 14, then he offers 8 flower to first temple, left with 6. then it will become 12 into second river. Offers 8 to second 1.and left with 4. Then put them into third 1 and they became 8 and he offers all to third 1. Left with 0.

solution Nov 6, 2014 by Ankit Bajpai



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