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How many eggs?

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.

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Solution: Person one buys half the eggs [3 1/2] plus 1/2 an egg, or 4 total. No eggs are broken. This leaves 3 eggs. Person 2 buys half the remaining eggs [1 1/2] plus 1/2 an egg, or 2 total. Again no eggs were broken. This leaves 1 egg. Person 3 comes along, and he buys half the eggs [1/2] plus 1/2 an egg, or 1 egg. No broken eggs, eggs all sold.

How old is Mike?

David and Mike are brothers. David is 33 years old today. This is three times as old as Mike was when David was the age that Mike is today.How old is Mike?Mike is 22 years old.more riddlesDonec rutrum congue leo eget...

How many balls?

Glenn and Jason each have a collection of cricket balls. Glenn said that if Jason would give him 4 of his balls they would have an equal number; but, if Glenn would give Jason 4 of his balls, Jason would have 3 times as many balls as Glenn.How many balls does Jason...