# An egg seller sells the eggs and how many is he started with?

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A egg seller sells to the first customer half of his eggs and half an egg.Later to the second customer remaining half of his eggs and half an egg.Later on to the third customer half of his eggs and half of an egg .He is finally left out with 3 eggs.With how many eggs did he start with?

On behalf of Muzeeb Shaik

posted Jun 23, 2015

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Ans will be 31.

if he has 3 eggs left means he should have 7 eggs before he buy to the third customer.
vice versa the ans will be 31

solution Jun 23, 2015

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A man is walking down a road with a basket of eggs.
As he is walking he meets someone who buys one-half of his eggs plus one-half of an egg.
He walks a little further and meets another person who buys one-half of his eggs plus one-half of an egg.
After proceeding further he meets another person who buys one-half of his eggs plus one half an egg.
At this point he has sold all of his eggs, and he never broke an egg.