Chocolates on demnand Riddle


John brings 1000 chocolates for his sister and ten boxes as well. He asks his sister to place the chocolates in the boxes in a manner that if he asks for any number of chocolates, she can give a box or a combination of boxes to him without taking out any. If she can do it, all 1000 chocolates will be hers.

How would she accomplish the same ?

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    She can make boxes of 1,2,4,8,16,32,64,128,256 and 512 chocolates. In this way she can give no. of chocolates in any combination up to 1000. Eg: 723:- 512+128+64+16+2+1
    997:- 512+256+128+64+32+4+1
    13:- 8+4+1

    Divyam Starter Answered on 26th June 2018.
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