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    good calculation

    There is a group of 7 Sardars who plan to meet their old friend the
    another sardar (singh) The Sardars decide to take a taxi. The taxi driver takes them to Rashtrapati Bhavan. The meter shows Rs. 28/-, so the taxi driver says, "You have to pay me
    Rs.
    28/-." Now, the Sardars have to share the cost among themselves and so they
    decide
    to divide the total (Rs. 28/-) by the number of people, i.e . 7.
    This is how they do the calculation to arrive at the answer:
    ____
    7 | 28 = 13 ( 7 x 1 = 7, 7 x 3 = 21 ).
    7
    --
    21
    21
    --
    0
    -- The driver is exceedingly happy upon receiving Rs. 13/- from each of
    the
    Sardars. He thanks them profusely and the feeling of happiness is
    writtern
    on his face as he leaves them and proceeds his way. Seeing this, the Sardars feel that they may have made a mistake. They decide to ask Mr.singh about it. After all, the fellow was the
    President of the nation! They ask Singh to check their calculation of the taxi fare. Singh ponders over the calculations and finally says, "See, I am
    not
    good at division. The process just boggles me but addition is something
    I am
    an expert at. Let us add all the amounts you guys gave to the taxi
    driver
    and check the result. This is how I do for those tax forms I get very
    often. The process is slow but is sure." The other sardars nod their
    heads
    (?) in appreciation. The President writes as shown below and also explains as he writes on:
    13
    13
    13
    13
    13
    13
    13
    --
    28
    --
    i.e. 3+3+3+3+3+3+ 3= 21 and 21+1+1+1+1+1+ 1+1=28 so this checks out. He then says, "Yes, it's correct. But I can also call my close friend
    and
    Finance man Banta Singh. Banta Singh arrives, and when told of the problem, he replies that
    he
    doesn't think it is a bad deal but says, "No problem! I will verify it
    via
    mathematical computation. I'll verify it with multiplication. That
    is

    the


     


    best technique for this, you see!" While others watch in admiration, Banta Singh goes on to write as
    shown:
    13
    x7
    --- (7*3=21 ,7*1=7 so 21+7=2
    21
    + 7
    --
    28 This checks out as well.
    --
    Then he says, "This is really fine. There should be no problem,
    President
    Sahab. After all, it is correct in all the methods."



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    lolz... so confusing

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    you didn't got this

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    ahahah i knw coz i have tried many times...

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    Good one

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    thanks for the reply

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