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Cancamuso 4 year s ago
A basket full of eggs. If you put the eggs in boxes of 3 there is 1 egg left behind. If you put them on groups of 4 there is 1 egg left behind. In groups of 5 or 6 there is also 1 egg left behind. If you put them in boxes of 7 eggs they will fill them all perfectly.

QUESTION> How many eggs do we have in the basket?

Also...

And old man and his apprentice are watching the sunset when exactly 100 seagulls pass flying. They hunt one and the next day there are 99... they hunt another one.

The old man asks the young boy: "After we've hunted them all down, how many seagulls did we watch flying?

If you have a 7-minute hourglass and an 11-minute hourglass, how can you boil an egg in exactly 15 minutes?

Explanation: To boil the egg in exactly 15 minutes, follow these steps.

1. Start both hourglasses as you start boiling the egg.

2. After the 7-minute hourglass runs out, turn it to start it again.

3. Four minutes later, when the 11-minute hourglass runs out, turn the 7-minute hourglass again.

4. Wait for the 7-minute hourglass to run out, which will take another four minutes and get you to exactly 15 minutes of boiling time.

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