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A Few Cards Short of a Pack

Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.

 

Puzzle ID:#31602
Fun:*** (2.61)
Difficulty:** (1.5)
Category:Logic
Submitted By:Linlou18uk*en*****

 

 

 



I have a deck of cards from which some are missing. If I deal them equally among nine people, I have two cards to spare. If I deal them equally among four people, I have three cards to spare. If I deal them among seven people, I have five cards to spare. There are normally 52 cards in the deck.

How many cards are missing?




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Comments

(user deleted)
Jul 07, 2006

It could also be 11 cards, so you were short 41
eyenowhourus*
Jul 07, 2006

There can't be 11 cards since if you can't deal that out evenly to 7 people and have 5 cards to spare.
kcheer2493us*
Jul 07, 2006

easy
scallioAus*
Jul 08, 2006

Very fun teaser, Linlou!. It was a bit easy, but I enjoyed it very much.
Linlou18uk*en*
Jul 08, 2006

Thank you all for your nice comments, this was one of the first teasers I have submitted. I know it's easy, ut I thought I'd start of with simple ones, less chance of me mucking things up! Thank you all again!
TalonTED16*au*
Jul 08, 2006

An easy but fun teaser - Well done!
danielzermanAau*
Jul 09, 2006

good one
monkeygrl99Aus*
Jul 10, 2006

GR8 1 4 a starter!
ava199345Aus*
Aug 22, 2006

took a bit of gessing but i got it right n the end



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