tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5573456362841621035.post4277298739714337187..comments2013-10-04T12:42:39.375-07:00Comments on Puzzles for Puzzled Minds...: Temple,Flowers and Magic PondShashank Nnoreply@blogger.comBlogger4125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5573456362841621035.post-33494729630570339552012-03-13T20:32:48.425-07:002012-03-13T20:32:48.425-07:00x - flowers plucked from tree in one shot.
2x - f...x - flowers plucked from tree in one shot. <br />2x - flowers on dip to magic pond<br />4 - total number of temples<br />y - flowers offered to each temple.<br /><br />(2x)/4 = y <br />2x - 4y = 0 <br />final equation :: x - 2y = 0 <br />[ now suppose, he plucked x = 2 flowers from the tree, then on dip to pond, the flowers become 4(2x), so he can offers 1(=y) flower each to the temple.Manninoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5573456362841621035.post-22604636961448722682012-03-13T20:32:32.268-07:002012-03-13T20:32:32.268-07:00x - flowers plucked from tree in one shot.
2x - f...x - flowers plucked from tree in one shot. <br />2x - flowers on dip to magic pond<br />4 - total number of temples<br />y - flowers offered to each temple.<br /><br />(2x)/4 = y <br />2x - 4y = 0 <br />final equation :: x - 2y = 0 <br />[ now suppose, he plucked x = 2 flowers from the tree, then on dip to pond, the flowers become 4(2x), so he can offers 1(=y) flower each to the temple.Manninoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5573456362841621035.post-35633806705853637162012-03-01T07:02:44.217-08:002012-03-01T07:02:44.217-08:00solution:15 flowers should be plucked from the tre...solution:15 flowers should be plucked from the tree and all can be dipped in pond to give 15+15= 30 flowers of which 16 flowers are given to each temple according to the equation or 8 flowers could be plucked from the tree out of which 7 can be dipped in pond to give 14+1= 15 flowers and then 8 flowers can be given to each temple according to the equation.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5573456362841621035.post-9038128742751498002011-12-14T12:50:39.719-08:002011-12-14T12:50:39.719-08:00this is a wrong answer.Correct answer is 7 8this is a wrong answer.Correct answer is 7 8vallabhhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/05441847281282481950noreply@blogger.com