Hannah Cookies riddle with answer
Hannah bakes some cookies.
She gives half of them to her friend.
Then she drops half of the cookies that she had left.
Now she only had six cookies.
How many did she have to start with?
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Answer of Riddle Hannah’s Cookies problem:
Answer is – 24
Imagine she had X cookies to start with.
She gave half of cookies to her friend so she is now left with X/2
She dropped half of cookies so she is left with (X/2)/2= X/4
As given she had only 6 left so X/4 = 6
so X = 6*4 = 24