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× Solve One Puzzle A Day. Collection of daily Puzzles, Brain Teasers and Riddles. Try to solve one puzzle a day and check the solution in the next day

4 Jan 2011

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6 years 3 months ago #486 by aswath.b1@gmail.com
Three friends divided some bullets equally. After all of them shot 4 bullets the
total number of bullets remaining is equal to the bullets each had after division.

Find the original number divided.

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6 years 3 months ago #504 by aswath.b1@gmail.com
Answer:

Let 3X be the number of bullets intially they had..
so after division each will have X bullets.
so after shooting 4 bullets .

X-4+X-4+X-4=X;
2X=12;
X=6;
so the initial number of bullets is 18

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