# Santa mistake on Christmas puzzle

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Santa distributes 2 gifts to every child in the street at the Christmas evening. He mistakenly gives 4 gifts to some children. If he distributed 50 gifts to 21 children.

How many children got 4 gifts?

So 21 children gets 21*2= 42 gifts.

Remaining 8 gifts.

So 4 of the 21 children gets 4 gifts each.

Answer: 4 children

and (21-x)having 4 gifts

then equation become

x*2+(21-x)*4=50

solving equation

we get

x=17

21-x=4

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