here is a puzzle from Shakuntala Devi's:
When my uncle in Madura died recently, he left a will, instructing his
executors to dividehis estate of Rs 1,920,000 in this manner:
Every son sould receive three times as much as a daughter, and that every
daughter should get twice as much as their mother. What is my aunt's share?
the answer is mentioned like this:
can anyone get the answer!!!!?
i've asked many ppl, but nobody solved it!
OMG! thanks for the reply! that was so great.
i cannot understand, her book of Puzzles to puzzle you has its 40th edition now, why such a thing should happen to the book of the "HUMAN COMPUTER"?
thanks again to you,
If "least possible" people involved:
xxmother(1) : 128000
daughter(1) : 256000
xxxxtotal(4) : 1920000
Dear Wilmer, so how do you interpret the given answer:
As somebody playing a joke on us!