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Friday, 5 January 2018

I have 7 candles lit, 2 blew out, how many candles do I have left

  By GK Planet Team       Friday, 5 January 2018
Q. I have 7 candles lit 2 go out. How many candles do have I left?
or
I have 7 candles lit 2 blew out how many candles do I have left answer.

Answer:

I have 7 candles 2 blew out


Answer to such question depends on ways of thinking or how we pick the scenario so Multiple Answers for multiple scenarios:

Scenario 1
I have 7 candles lit plus 2 candles blew out so total number of candles i have, will be = 9

Scenario 2
I have 7 candles lit out of which 2 candles are blew out so i left with 7-2= 5 candles

Scenario 3
Total Number of candles lit = 7
Total blew out = 2
But the question is it demanding on the number of candles that are blew it still lit.
What questions demands is the total number of candles. And that is equal to = 7

So, total number of candles = 7

Depending on the interpretation, this question will have three different answers that are 2, 7, 9
The answer could be summarised as:

7: Considering the fact that you answer at the immediate instant the question is asked.

2: Considering the fact that you are a lazy brat who waits for an entire day or two before answering and provided the candles don’t blow out by any human or natural interference(s).

9: Considering the question to be framed as “I have 7 lit candles and 2 blew out (candles) “ , (basically someone who over-analyzes grammatically ).

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