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The Bar of Gold

Math brain teasers require computations to solve.

 

Puzzle ID:#3101
Fun:*** (2.79)
Difficulty:*** (2.28)
Category:Math
Submitted By:Hookfree**
Corrected By:sdm1177

 

 

 



A worker is to perform work for you for seven straight days. In return for his work, you will pay him 1/7th of a bar of gold per day. The worker requires a daily payment of 1/7th of the bar of gold. What and where are the fewest number of cuts to the bar of gold that will allow you to pay him 1/7th each day?

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