# How many toffee’s you can get in Rs.15?

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Cost of one toffee is Rs.1 and as a special promotion scheme you get 1 toffee free for three wrappers.
How many toffee’s you can get in Rs.15?

posted May 2, 2014

## 1 Solution

Step 1: 15 from 15 rupees
Step 2: 5 from 15 wrappers
Step 3: 1 from three (2 wrappers remaining)
Step 4: 1 (2 wrappers remaining + 1 wrapper in step 3 gets added)

Total: 22

solution May 2, 2014

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