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# If a jar of candies is divided among 3 children, how many

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If a jar of candies is divided among 3 children, how many candies did the child that received the fewest pieces receive?

(1) The two children that received the greatest number of pieces received a total of 12 pieces.
(2) The two children that received the fewest number of pieces received a total of 11 pieces.
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03 Nov 2005, 01:20
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1)a+b=12
2)b+c=11

=>a-c=1 only possible set is 6 6 5
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