# A farmer's heritage

A farmer died, leaving his 17 horses to his three sons.

When his sons opened up the testament and read:

My eldest son should get 1/2 (half) of the total horses;

My middle son should be given 1/3rd (one-third) of the total horses;

My youngest son should be given 1/9th (one-ninth) of the total horses.

How many horses should each son-heir get?

When his sons opened up the testament and read:

My eldest son should get 1/2 (half) of the total horses;

My middle son should be given 1/3rd (one-third) of the total horses;

My youngest son should be given 1/9th (one-ninth) of the total horses.

How many horses should each son-heir get?

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