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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

CHOCOLATE PUZZLE

A shop sells chocolates @ Re.1 each. You can exchange 3 wrappers for 1 chocolate.


If you have Rs.15/- how many chocolates can you get totally????
 
 
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SOLUTION:
 
22 CHOCOLATES

 for  15 rupees you get 15 chocolates.
on returning 15 wrappers you get 5  chocolates.
on returning 3 wrappers  (keeping two wrappers in hand) you get 1 chocolate.
now this one  chocolate. wrapper and the twp wrapers you had will add on three.
atlast on returning 3 wrappers you get 1 chocolate.


i.e.,   15+5+1+1 = 22

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