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# Are U Brilliant? Then Solve This

A man has three beautiful daughters and everybody in town loved to catch a glympse at them, by the time they grew up to like age 18, the man decided to make three building in a compound for the three ladies so that people can come to see them one by one, he then set a rule for anybody that comes to see the ladies. this is the rule:

if you want to enter into any of the ladies building you must pay 50 kobo at the entrance, whatever amount of money you have on you will be doubled by the lady visited, you pay 50 kobo at exit then proceed to the next lady while the rule is repeated.

this is the question:

A man went to see the three ladies, by the time he came out of the last lady's building he had 0 kobo on him,

how much was on him before he entered the first lady's building.

Dumb Bottom Nigerians!!!

The dude had 1naira o him (100kobo)!!

na wah oh!!!!

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^^

you

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someone got it, guess who?

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Sholasong where r you? Pls come and drop the answer

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Answer = [b]N[/b]131.25k. . . One hundred and thirty one naira, twenty five kobo.

I calculated based on the assumption that the man had his money doubled after paying entrance fee and before paying exit fees, if my answer isn’t correct then u had better come give us the working parameters(assumption).

Note: My lappy doesn't have naira sign, hence the bolded N in caps for Naira.

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ENVELOPE

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OK guys try this: What word begins and ends with the letter 'e' and contains only one letter

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by the time i give the answer, someone will say oh! i almost got it.

anyway i still have one more to give which is simpler but first i will wait to see if someone wll get it right for the last time.

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hmmmmmmm, wait I am coming. . .

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i agree with you ^^^

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^^

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Well una all tried, i think someone is close to the answer, please try and think

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@maree7, u are too much! I did not think in that direction. I think u're right!

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0 kobo

I think it's a riddle rather than a math question. the man does not need money, hopefully, before he enters the first lady's (the president's wife) building. So the "fisrt lady" = president's wife

Sholasong is this correct?

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wetin b d ansa na

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Jamace na wa 4 u o, with all those equations of yours you still got it wrong. i believe you guys won't request for orijo

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OP where are you?

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omo the answer can only be 131.25 kobo. Unless if the exit of one building is the entrance of the other. In that case the answer shld be 93.75 kobo

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Tough one!!

What is a kobo? Tell us non-Nigerians here please!!

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can someone for heaven's sake get this right ones and for all.

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Ok 131.25kobo or 1naira 31 and half kobo

if it's wrong pls post the correct one so we can learn from you.

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this guyyyyy,do u know how many years back that was.our head don block,abeg tell us the answer.i believe i got it right sha. 131.25kobo or 1 naira 32 kobo or der about

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didn't you guys take lessons on Naira and Kobo in your primary school Arithmetics? lol

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yes o,i am waiting on mr poster to tell us the correct answer or ask the question again cos 131.25 is like d only logical answer

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I NO GO CARRY LAST

The guy started with 131.25kobo  at the first entrance he paid 50k and 81.25 was left with him which was doubled to 162.5k then he paid 50 at exit and was left with 112.5kobo[\b]

At the second building he paid 50k when entering and was left with 62.5kobo which was double to be 125k and at exit he paid 50 and was left with [b]75kobo

At entering the third building he paid 50kobo and was left with 25k which was doubled to be 50 and at the exit he paid 50k that's why he came out with  0kobo  or nothing.

am i right?

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well my answer is 131.25,be it naira or kobo or dollars or whatever. if dats wrong then maybe u just didnt give enough details cos "WHATEVER AMOUNT LEFT ON HIM" is quite vague u would agree. i try sha,i clap for myself

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Ziyaun, you try small sha but you still got it wrong, read the question very well and pay attention to details.

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oga sholasong u got me der,but this time i came back ready for this ur question.u wan fall my hand for internet,i SAY NO.abi no be maths again.here is ur answer,

dude had 131.25naira.gave 50 at the first door,was left with 81.25naira,doubled by the lady to 162.5naira,gave 50 at d exit n was left wiv 112.5naira,

gave 50 at d second door,left wiv 62.5naira,doubled to by d second lady to 125naira,he gave another 50 at d second exit n was left wiv 75naira. gave 50 at d 3rd door,left wiv 25,doubled by 3rd lady to 50 n gave d 50 back at her exit.left wiv 0.00naira

clap 4 me o

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Ziyaun, you tried but you got it wrong, maybe if you look at the question very well you could solve it at the end of the day.

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gave 50 at the first lady's house,had 75naira left.inside she doubled it to 150 and on leaving he gave another 50naira meaning on getting to the second lady's house he had 100naira. gave 50 to see second lady,left with 50,she doubled it to 100 and he gave another 50 at the exit so was left wiv 50naira. paid 50naira to see d third lady and was left wiv zero naira for her to double when he met her

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The man had 75k on him.

On visiting the first lady, he paid 50 kobo and was left with 25k which was doubled.

On reaching the third lady's house, he could not see her because he doesn't have any money, so he left without seeing her.

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The man was having 75kobo before entering and after droping 50kobo at the entrance, he waz left 25kobo which was doubled to be 50kobo and at his exit he droped 50kobo that's why he iz left with nothing. am i right?

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The man was having 75kobo before entering and after droping 50kobo at the entrance, he waz left 25kobo which was doubled to be 50kobo and at his exit he droped 50kobo that's why he iz left with nothing. am i right?

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woke you are wrong, if you read the question again you will understand that the payment has to be repeated in the other two ladies building

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