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

    Get Free Puzzle Updates

Facebook Login
Site Registration

Can you calculate the number of boys ?

0 votes
73 views

A sum of Rs 41 was divided among 50 boys and girls. Each boy gets 90 paisa and girl 65 paisa.
Can you calculate the number of boys ?

posted Jun 2, 2015 by Karan Joglekar

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

1 Solution

+1 vote

34 boys. Everyone gets at least 0.65 Rs. The remaining 8.5 Rs goes to the boys 0.25 Rs each. You need 34 boys for this.

solution Jun 3, 2015 by Jcm



Similar Puzzles
+2 votes

In a basket of apples,
when counted in twos, there was one extra
when counted in threes, there were two extra when counted in fours, there were three extra
when counted in fives, there were four extra
when counted in sixes, there were five extra.

However, if the apples were counted in sevens, no extra apple was left.

Can you calculate the minimum number of apples that were present in the basket ?

0 votes

Three friends decide to distribute the soda cans they had among them. When all of them had drunk four cans each, the total number of cans that remained were equal to the cans each one of them had after they had divided the cans.

Can you calculate the total number of cans before distribution ?

0 votes

I am working in a bus company. The company recently went under expansion and therefore there was not enough room for all the buses. As a result, twelve buses had to be stored outside.

If the company decides to expand the garage space by forty percent, enough space to accommodate the current buses will be created leaving enough space for twelve more buses if the need arises in future.

Can you calculate the number of buses that the company owns at present?

0 votes

Three pipes A , B and C can fill a tank in 6 hours. After working at it together for 2 hours, C is closed and A and B can fill it in 7 hours.
Can you calculate the number of hours taken by C alone to fill the cistern ?

Contact Us
+91 9880187415
sales@queryhome.net
support@queryhome.net
#280, 3rd floor, 5th Main
6th Sector, HSR Layout
Bangalore-560102
Karnataka INDIA.
QUERY HOME
...