### Brain Teasers

# A Few Cards Short of a Pack

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

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?

How many cards are missing?

### Answer

There are five cards missing, leaving 47 cards in the deck.Hide Answer Show Answer

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## Comments

Jul 07, 2006

It could also be 11 cards, so you were short 41

There can't be 11 cards since if you can't deal that out evenly to 7 people and have 5 cards to spare.

easy

Very fun teaser, Linlou!. It was a bit easy, but I enjoyed it very much.

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!

An easy but fun teaser - Well done!

good one

GR8 1 4 a starter!

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

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