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    shreya munot Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Jul 6, 2012, 07:09 AM
    Help Me Solve a Riddle
    We can buy a hen for 25 paise each,a cow for 50 paise each and a buffalo for 5 rupees each.If we have 20 rupees given n we are asked to buy these animals for a total number of 20.How can we buy 20 animals given above in 20 rupees at the given cost?
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    Jul 6, 2012, 07:14 AM
    This sounds less like a riddle and more like a math problem.

    At any rate few people who post here know the value of paise and rupees.
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    Jul 6, 2012, 07:18 AM
    1 rupee = 100 paise

    I don't understand the part about 20 something. He is going to buy 20 animals?
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    Jul 6, 2012, 07:52 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Wondergirl View Post
    1 rupee = 100 paise

    I don't understand the part about 20 something. He is going to buy 20 animals?

    My concern is A (singular) Buffalo for X EACH?

    I think it's a math question.
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    Jul 6, 2012, 07:54 AM
    I hope I will be allowed to buy a cow.

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