As I was going to St. Ives,

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As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives,
Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits:
Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,
How many were there going to St. Ives?

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    1. The person himself.
    The people he met are not going to St. Ives.
    The person just met them on the way.

    cniladri Curious Answered on 8th September 2015.
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    I, man, 7 wives, 49 sacks, 343 cats, 2401 kits.
    So, answer: 2801

    bruce_wayne Scholar Answered on 21st August 2015.
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