Riddle!

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As I was going to Saint George I saw a man 5 wives,each wife had 7 cats,each cat had 5 kittens.How many people where going to Saint George?

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asked Aug 1, 2017 in Challenge / Quizzes by digglehead (1,360 points)  
The were all ready there

I was there!speechless

 



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1

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217 (1 man, 1 narrator, 175 kittens, 35 cats, 5 wives)

*It might be the Rhind mathematical papyrus but I don't know how to do that
answered Aug 2, 2017 by arKZo (158,330 points)  
selected Aug 8, 2017 by digglehead
1! Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay
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the answer is banana.
answered Aug 2, 2017 by harirose (280 points)  
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They were already in st george
answered Aug 2, 2017 by CactusLover (71,680 points)  
No!
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1 narrator = 1 person 

1 man = 1 person 

This  is where it gets hard. 

Wife Wife Wife Wife Wife
7 Cats 7 Cats 7 Cats 7 Cats 7 Cats
5 Kittens 5 Kittens 5 Kittens 5 Kittens 5 Kittens

There are 5 wives. Each wife has 7 cats. 

7 • 5 = 35 

Cat Cat Cat Cat Cat Cat Cat
5 Kittens 5 Kittens 5 Kittens 5 Kittens 5 Kittens 5 Kittens 5 Kittens

There are 7 cats. Each cat has 5 kittens. 

7 • 5 = 35 

Since there are 5 wives, we must multiply 35 by 5. 

35 • 5 = 175

Now we must add the narrator, the man, the wives, the cats, and the kittens together. 

1 + 1 + 5 + 35 + 175 

2 + 5 + 35 + 175

7 + 35 + 175 

42 + 175 

217

 

217 people are going to St. George. 

answered Aug 3, 2017 by L (52,100 points)  
No!
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5+5=10 so add on 7 and it would = 17 but add on the man it would = 18

Or if if you ment people.... It would just be 5 but add on the man = 6 

answered Aug 4, 2017 by Dumpling  

No!wow

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