# Rupees Puzzle

A man left Rs. 4800 in his will, to be divided equally among his children who survived him. Sadly, some of his children predeceased him. As a result, each of the remaining children received Rs. 1120 more than they would have otherwise got. How many of their siblings had died?

u r correct.

Intially there were 10 siblings, each getting Rs. 480.

7 must have died before him. So Rs. 4800 divided among 3 survivals.

Each getting Rs. 1600, i.e. Rs 1120 more.

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