top button
Flag Notify
    Connect to us
      Facebook Login
      Site Registration Why to Join

    Get Free Puzzle Updates

Facebook Login
Site Registration

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

+1 vote
237 views

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 by anonymous

Share this puzzle
Facebook Share Button Twitter Share Button Google+ Share Button LinkedIn Share Button Multiple Social Share Button

1 Solution

+2 votes

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 by Sivaselvaraj



Similar Puzzles
0 votes

A chicken farmer has figured out that a hen and a half can lay an egg and a half in a day and a half. How many hens does the farmer need to produce one dozen eggs in six days?

0 votes

Ram started a business with Rs.42000 and is joined afterwards by Shyam with Rs.72000. After how many month did Shyam join, if the profits at the end of the year are divided equally.

+1 vote

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.

0 votes

A seller purchases the green colour of holi from two dealers, 5 kg from a dealer at a rate of 60 rupees per kg and 7 kg from other dealer at a rate of 80 rupees per kg .
If he sells the colour after mixing, then what will be the selling rate for getting a profit of 20% ?

+1 vote

If three friends divide eggs from a bag equally. After each of them eat 4 eggs, the total number of eggs remaining with them, is equal to 1/3 of total eggs. Find the original number of total eggs.

Contact Us
+91 9880187415
sales@queryhome.net
support@queryhome.net
#470/147, 3rd Floor, 5th Main,
HSR Layout Sector 7,
Bangalore - 560102,
Karnataka INDIA.
QUERY HOME
...