fatima told her children "if i give u 2 toffees each of you,i am left with 3 toffees.But if i try to give 3 toffees each of you,i face a short of 2 toffees" how many children does fatima have?
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Fatima told her children, "If I give you 2 toffees to each of you,'
I am left with 3 toffees. .But if i try to give 3 toffees to each of you,
I am short 2 toffees". .How many children does Fatima have?
Let = number of toffees.
Let = number of children.
If she gives two to each child, there will be three left over.
. . Hence: . .[1]
If she gives three to each child, she will be two toffees short.
. . Hence: . .[2]
Equate [1] and [2]: .
. . and solve for .