Coin Collection IIMath brain teasers require computations to solve.
Another numismatist decides to divide his coin collection among his children. The oldest gets 1/2 of the collection, the second gets 1/3, the third gets 1/n, where n is a natural number, and the youngest gets the remaining 50 coins. How many coins at most can there be in the collection?
AnswerThere are 2100 coins in the collection and n=7.
1050 + 700 + 300 + 50 = 2100
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