dis is just a waste of time..material is
insufficient.. if v knew d xact amt each daughter got
or ne other info only v cud proceed... 4 example
consider each daughter got xactly 4 rs.. den total sum
is 78906 rs.. try it out..
--- aravind <cresaravind@...
> Hi clever cats!
> Please solve this prob.i
> tried a lot but cudn't get the answer.
> An old man had certain
> number of gold coins.He distributed the coins among
> his five sons,five daughters and a driver in the
> following fashion.
> First he gave a gold coin to his driver and
> distributed one-fifth of the rest to his first
> son.Then he gave another gold coin to his driver and
> gave one-fifth of the rest to his second son.Again
> he offered one gold coin to his driver and gave
> one-fifth of the rest to his thrid son.The process
> continued in the same way till the fifth son got his
> share.The old man then distributed the rest of the
> gold coins equally among his five daughters.
> This prob might seem to be
> damn easy but i'm sure this really mind-blowing.
> Waiting for ur earliest reply(with the answer
> happy solving.......
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