17 SHEEP
SOLUTION FOR THE
RIDDLE
• Oldest son: 9 sheep.
• The second son: 6 sheep.
• The youngest son: 2 sheep.
Steps to solve it
• We thought on the number 20. The
half is for the oldest son, so there are
10 sheep left. 1/3 of the 20...
Steps to solve it
• If we substract 1 sheep for each son to
have 17, the oldest has 9, the second
has 6 and the youngest h...
Laura López
Marta Soria
Laura González
Laura López
Marta Soria
Laura González
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!7 sheep riddle solution

  1. 1. 17 SHEEP
  2. 2. SOLUTION FOR THE RIDDLE • Oldest son: 9 sheep. • The second son: 6 sheep. • The youngest son: 2 sheep.
  3. 3. Steps to solve it • We thought on the number 20. The half is for the oldest son, so there are 10 sheep left. 1/3 of the 20 sheep are for the sencond son, so aproximately 7 are for them. 1/9 are for the youngest and rounding we get 3 sheep.
  4. 4. Steps to solve it • If we substract 1 sheep for each son to have 17, the oldest has 9, the second has 6 and the youngest has 2. • 9+6+2=17.
  5. 5. Laura López Marta Soria Laura González
  6. 6. Laura López Marta Soria Laura González

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