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# An Apple a Day

A shop sells apples at $1 each. Each of these apples are wrapped in a special wrapper. You can trade 3 of these wrappers for 1 apple.

If you have $15, how many apples can you get altogether?

If you have $15, how many apples can you get altogether?

### Hint

Don't forget your leftovers.### Answer

22 apples.Firstly, you can get 15 apples.

Trade the wrappers to get 5 more apples.

Trade again and you'll have 1 more apple and 2 leftover wrappers.

Trade the remaining wrappers to get 1 more apple.

15 + 5 + 1 + 1 = 22

You will get 22 apples altogether.

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