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CAT-2002-Previous Years Paper

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Three travellers are sitting around a fire, and are about to eat a meal. One of them has 5 small loaves of bread, the second has 3 small loaves of bread. The third has no food, but has 8 coins. He offers to pay for some bread. They agree to share the 8 loaves equally among the three travellers, and the third traveller will pay
8 coins for his share of the 8 loaves. All loaves were of the same size. The second traveller (who had 3 loaves) suggests that he will be paid 3 coins, and that the first traveller be paid 5 coins. The first traveller says that he should get more than 5 coins. How much should the first traveller get?



A 5
B 7

C 1
D None of these

Ans. B

Each traveller had loaves.

First traveller has givenloaves to the third.

Second traveller sacrificed onlyrd of a loaf. So, first should get 7 coins.

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