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# Share the Money

Nine boys and three girls agreed to share equally their pocket money. Every boy gave an equal sum to every girl, and every girl gave another equal sum to every boy. Every child then possessed exactly the same amount. What was the smallest possible amount that each child then possessed?

### Answer

Every boy and girl had three cents at the beginning. Then every boy gave one cent to every girl and the boys were left with nothing and the girls were left with 12 cents each. Then every girl gave one cent to every boy and they were all finally left with three cents each.Hide Answer Show Answer

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