# Once upon a time

Once upon a time, an old lady went to sell her vast quantity of eggs at the local market.

When asked how many she had, she replied:

Son, I can’t count past 100 but I know that.

If you divide the number of eggs by 2 there will be one egg left.

If you divide the number of eggs by 3 there will be one egg left.

If you divide the number of eggs by 4 there will be one egg left.

If you divide the number of eggs by 5 there will be one egg left.

If you divide the number of eggs by 6 there will be one egg left.

If you divide the number of eggs by 7 there will be one egg left.

If you divide the number of eggs by 8 there will be one egg left.

If you divide the number of eggs by 9 there will be one egg left.

If you divide the number of eggs by 10 there will be one egg left.

Finally. If you divide the Number of eggs by 11 there will be NO EGGS left!

How many eggs did the old lady have?

Leave your answers below.

The ans. is 121

Heyy Daemion…you are absolutely right…congratulations!!!!!!

Impossible to answer definitively under the given criteria:

The smallest number of eggs she could possibly have is 25,201 eggs

Although, she might have 52,921 eggs

or 80,641 eggs

or 108,361 eggs

or 136,081 eggs

or 163,801 eggs

or 191,521 eggs

or 219,241 eggs

or 246,961 eggs

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