Here is a solve question on puzzle.

**You have to distribute 19 cows among three brothers in such a
way that the eldest gets half of all the cows, middle brother gets one
fourth and the youngest one fifth. But no cow should be left.**

**Solution:**

You should borrow from any one, one cow.

Now the total number of cows = 19 + 1 = 20.

Eldest brother gets 1/2 of 20 cows = 10 cows.

Middle brothers gets 1/4 of 20 cows = 5 cows.

Youngest brother gets 1/5 of 20 cows = 4 cows.**Total number of cows** = 10 + 5 + 4= 19 cows.

One of the 20 cows was returned. So, no cow remained.

*Try to solve this question on puzzle and find out the answer.*

Distribute 17 cows among three persons in such a way that the first gets 1/2, second gets 1/3 and third gets 1/9 th.

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