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    Red face Let see how good are you in solving problems!!!

    A bus contain 7 girls!
    Each girls carry 7 bags!
    Inside each bag there is 7 cats!
    Every cats has 7 kittens!

    How many legs are in the Bus?
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    Hello, sultanontop!

    This is a children's problem . . .


    A bus contain 7 girls.
    Each girl carry 7 bags.
    Inside each bag there are 7 cats.
    Every cat has 7 kittens.

    How many legs are in the Bus?

    There are 7 girls with two legs each: 14 legs

    There are 7\times 7 \:=\:49 bags.

    There are: 7 \times 49 \:=\:343 cats with 4 legs each: 1372 legs

    There are: 7\times 343 \:=\:2401 kittens with 4 legs each: 9604 legs

    . . Add 'em up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soroban View Post
    Hello, sultanontop!

    This is a children's problem . . .



    There are 7 girls with two legs each: 14 legs

    There are 7\times 7 \:=\:49 bags.

    There are: 7 \times 49 \:=\:343 cats with 4 legs each: 1372 legs

    There are: 7\times 343 \:=\:2401 kittens with 4 legs each: 9604 legs

    . . Add 'em up!

    And what about the driver ?

    That's how I learnt the problem lol!
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    Here is the answer!!!

    10990 is the correct Answer but I still want you guys to think mathematically and comprehensively to get this questions solved

    Please let see a very good think and calculative one among you guys!

    Try to solve thing problem ok.

    Wishes you a sweet weekend.

    Stay blessed and your live belong.

    SULTAN
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    Quote Originally Posted by sultanontop View Post
    10990 is the correct Answer but I still want you guys to think mathematically and comprehensively to get this questions solved

    Please let see a very good think and calculative one among you guys!

    Try to solve thing problem ok.

    Wishes you a sweet weekend.

    Stay blessed and your live belong.

    SULTAN
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    Quote Originally Posted by sultanontop View Post
    A bus contain 7 girls!
    Each girls carry 7 bags!
    Inside each bag there is 7 cats!
    Every cats has 7 kittens!

    How many legs are in the Bus?
    As I was going to St Ives
    I met a man with seven wives

    And every wife had seven sacks
    And every sack had seven cats
    And every cat had seven kits

    Kits, cats, sacks, wives
    How many were going to St Ives?

    Wikipedia

    Now how many legs were going to St Ives? Can we adapt this to a bus?

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    Last edited by CaptainBlack; December 8th 2008 at 09:19 PM.
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    the impossible and the obvious.

    As I was going to St Ives....................... St Ives is a place!
    I met a man with seven wives................Note The Man and his Wives were working with their legs!

    And every wife had seven sacks............Note Those Sacks were carried and not working!
    And every sack had seven cats..............So far those sack was carried then you can not can't the legs!
    And every cat had seven kits................Accepted but not working with their legs

    Kits, cats, sacks, wives
    How many were going to St Ives?........ The man.........1 person but he saw !!!

    There are 7\times 7 \:=\:49 bags.

    There are: 7 \times 49 \:=\:343 cats

    There are: 7\times 343 \:=\:2401 kittens

    Therefore the total number of goings is 1 meanwhile 343 cats + 2401 kittens + 1 husband + 7 wives were met along the way going


    Now how many legs were going to St Ives? is just 2 Legs meanwhile the follows were met on the road (1 husband + 7 wives * 2 legs = 8 * 2 = 16 legs)


    Can we adapt this to a bus? .............No

    Thank you very much for your lovely question.

    I wish you and your family a very Merry Xmas & Happy New Year in advance.
    Stay blessed and your days belong.

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