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Alexei And Boris (Posted on 2006-03-28) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Alexei and Boris both have a whole number of chocolates, lollipops and toffees, and the product of the number of each boy's of chocolates, lollipops and toffees is 336. It is known that:

(A) Each boy has fewer chocolates than lollipops.

(B) For each boy, the product of the number of chocolates and lollipops equals the total number of candies he has.

(C) Alexei has more lollipops than toffees.

Determine the number of chocolates, lollipops and toffees possessed by each of Alexei and Boris.

See The Solution Submitted by K Sengupta    
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  Subject Author Date
re(2): Computer solution AND 7 AND 48Ken Haley2006-03-29 23:58:58
Hints/Tipsre: Computer solution AND 7 AND 48Ady TZIDON2006-03-29 08:24:06
SolutionComputer solutionKen Haley2006-03-29 00:11:39
Hints/Tipsre(5): Solution (to alternate problem)tomarken2006-03-28 17:44:50
Hints/Tipsre(4): Solution (to alternate problem)tomarken2006-03-28 17:40:04
re(3): SolutionRichard2006-03-28 17:26:03
Solutionre(3): SolutionDej Mar2006-03-28 17:22:20
Hints/Tipsre(2): Solutiontomarken2006-03-28 16:12:43
re: SolutionRichard2006-03-28 15:23:07
SolutionSolutiontomarken2006-03-28 12:44:22
QuestionquestionBob Smith2006-03-28 12:43:28
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