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Candy Box (Posted on 2004-10-08) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A box of candies can be equally divided by weight without cutting pieces between three, four or seven people.
Each piece is an integral number of ounces.
What is the least number of pieces of candy the box could contain? The candies may be of different weights.

See The Solution Submitted by Brian Smith    
Rating: 3.5000 (4 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
?Col2004-10-13 22:45:39
re: Solution + explanationVee-Liem Veefessional2004-10-10 04:28:00
re(3): About 9 pieces (my bad)np_rt2004-10-09 17:20:58
re(2): About 9 piecesRichard2004-10-08 20:26:36
re(3): SolutionRichard2004-10-08 20:14:50
re: About 9 piecesnp_rt2004-10-08 18:59:03
re: About 9 piecesDavid Shin2004-10-08 17:05:14
Some ThoughtsAbout 9 piecesFederico Kereki2004-10-08 16:57:16
re(2): SolutionDavid Shin2004-10-08 15:54:49
re: SolutionRichard2004-10-08 14:30:14
SolutionSolutionDavid Shin2004-10-08 14:01:26
CandyRandyOrton2004-10-08 13:33:48
Some Thoughtsnew lower limitCharlie2004-10-08 13:07:18
My guessJer2004-10-08 12:58:18
Solution + explanationRajal2004-10-08 12:55:26
Some ThoughtsAnother divisionCharlie2004-10-08 12:55:10
Some ThoughtsPossibilityFederico Kereki2004-10-08 12:35:56
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