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Old 2007-07-14, 20:29   #1
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There are ten apples in a basket and ten people in a room.

How do you give each person an apple
and still leave one apple in the basket?
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Old 2007-07-14, 20:34   #2
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Give one apple to nine of the ten people. Give the basket (which has the apple inside it) to the tenth person.
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Old 2007-07-14, 21:34   #3
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Absolutely correct.

And no controversies or weird math contributions.

And I don't have to make the joke about
generalizing to N apples, do I?
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