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How many pencils did each kid have originally?

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There are three kids and each one have some pencils. The first kid gave the second and third as many pencils as they each already had. Then, the second gave the first and third as many as they each had. Still later, the third gave the first and second as many as they each already had. Each kid now have 24 pencils.

How many pencils did each kid have originally?

posted Sep 10, 2014 by Vikram Luthra

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first has 39 pencils
second has 21 pencils
third has 12 pencils

solution Nov 4, 2014 by Kshitij Maloo
could u plz xplain how u solved it.......???



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