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Challenge 95


Mother, daughters and apples

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A woman goes to visit her 3 daughters and takes a basket of apples. For the first, give half apples and half more apples. For the second, give half of the remaining apples and half more apple. For the third, again give half of the remaining apples and half more apple, leaving no apple. How many apples were in the basket?

* challenge sent by user Rui C. Silva.