

Subj:.....Farmer
Gives Away Eggs (S279b, S623)
From: flovilla on 6/8/2002 and From: Puzzles And Brain Teasers on 12/10/2008 Drawing from InkArt.com...

Source:
http://www.afunzone.com/adailypuzzle/121008.html
A farmer had more
eggs than he needed. So he decided to
He gave Sam half of
the eggs he'd gathered, plus half of
Finally, the farmer
gave John half of the remaining eggs,
The farmer never had
to actually cut an egg in halfhe
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THE SOLUTION
The answer is l5. To work the problem
using high school algebra start with

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