In a bakery at night, there are some cupcakes with
some flies hovering over them. How many
cupcakes are there if both th

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In a bakery at night, there are some cupcakes with
some flies hovering over them. How many
cupcakes are there if both the following
statements are true: 1. If each fly lands on a
cupcake, one fly doesn’t get a cupcake. 2. If two
flies share each cupcake, there is one cupcake left
out.
Your Answer
a) 5
b) 4
c) 3
d) 6​

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Ximena 2 months 2021-07-30T04:06:52+00:00 1 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-07-30T04:08:32+00:00

    Answer:

    3 cupcakes

    Step-by-step explanation:

    If there are 3 cupcakes and 4 flies then 1 fly will miss a cupcake

    also if there are 3 cupcakes and 4 flies and 1 cupcake is shared by two flies

    i.e 4 flies eat 2 cupcake

    therefore 1 left

    Thank you

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