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An Egg-celent Question (Posted on 2003-11-11) Difficulty: 2 of 5
An egg salesman was asked how many eggs he had sold that day.
He replied, "My first customer said, 'I'll buy half your eggs and half an egg more'. My second and third customers said the same thing.
When I had filled all three orders, I sold out of eggs without having to break a single egg the whole day."

How many eggs were sold in all?

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionSolution To The General CaseK Sengupta2007-10-23 05:19:05
SolutionPuzzle SolutionK Sengupta2007-10-23 05:17:54
Sub standardR.Kesavan2004-11-24 14:09:33
SolutionSolutionwcaexqdz2004-10-27 12:29:33
solutioncasper2003-11-13 04:14:17
re: The yoke is on YOU!Victor Zapana2003-11-11 19:26:54
The yoke is on YOU!Gamer2003-11-11 17:53:19
re: The yoke is on the previous postersBryan2003-11-11 15:47:26
SolutionThe yoke is on the previous postersDan2003-11-11 13:14:46
The MethodologyVinod2003-11-11 10:54:54
That was the answer; this is the solutionCharlie2003-11-11 10:25:43
SolutionB2003-11-11 09:38:26
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