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Q: How can you divide equally 16 apples among 17 children?

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She gave each child an apple, then ate two herself.

Each person receives 1.6 apples.

It is: 10/8 = 1.25 apples each

you have to make apple sauce

Make an omelet or scrambled eggs.

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You sure can. Give each child one apple and cut the last into 16 pieces - one for each child.If you don't want to cut the apple then no, you cannot equally divide 17 apples among 16 children.

She gave each child an apple, then ate two herself.

Each person receives 1.6 apples.

Since 16 and 17 are relatively prime, i.e. they share no divisors other than 1, the only ways to divide 16 apples equally amongst 17 children is to either cut each apple into 17 pieces and give 16 pieces to each child, or cut a 17th of an apple out of each apple, give the cut apples to 16 of the children and give the 16 pieces to the 17th child.Another way to do it is to make apple sauce. From my wife. Gee, wish I had thought of that. :-)>

It is: 10/8 = 1.25 apples each

Prompted by considerations of equity, the father decided to divide his estate equally among his children.

you have to make apple sauce

Divide it by 3 and you get 0.9 each

If you divide 6 pounds by 8 children, you will see that each child receives 75 pence (75 pennies).

yes each kid gets 0.9411764

Make an omelet or scrambled eggs.

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