Buying Turkeys

November 9, 2010 at 8:06 pm Leave a comment

A man bought a number of turkeys at a cost of $60.00, and after reserving fifteen of the birds he sold the remainder for $54.00, thus gaining 10¢ a head by these.
How many turkeys did he buy?

536 Puzzles and Curious Problems by Henry Ernest Dudeney

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