Sunday, September 26, 2010

Cattle Puzzle

Farmer Jones sold a pair of cows for $210. On one he made 10 percent and on the other he lost 10 per cent, cleaning up just 5 per cent. What did the cows originally cost him?

Sam Loyd, Cyclopedia of Puzzles, 1914

answer here.

1 comment:

  1. Note: The answer in the book lists the two prices.

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