## A boy was playing with a book riddle answer

Question:  A boy was playing with a book and tore out pages 7, 8, 100, 101, 222, and 223. How many sheets and pages did he tear out?

Answer:  The correct answer will be 5 sheets of paper and 10 pages were torn.

A sheet in a book has two pages; an odd page number in front and even page number behind. So;

Pages 7 – 8 are on a similar sheet so the two pages will be removed. (2 pages)

The following page torn was page 100 whose abutting page on a similar sheet is 99. This implies in the event that page 100 was torn, at that point certainly 99 was likewise torn. (2 pages)

On the off chance that page 101 was torn, at that point page 102 was additionally unquestionably torn since they are on a similar sheet. (2 pages)

The following page cut was page 222 which will be on a similar sheet as page 221. So in the event that page 222 was torn, at that point 221 was additionally torn. (2 pages)

Lastly, page 223 was torn and that meant page 224 was also torn since they’re on the same sheet. (2 pages)

All in all, 5 sheets were torn and this meant that 10 pages were torn.

7 – 8 ⇒ 1 sheet, 2 pages
99 – 100 ⇒ 1 sheet, 2 pages
101 – 102 ⇒ 1 sheet, 2 pages
221 – 222 ⇒ 1 sheet, 2 pages
223 – 224 ⇒ 1 sheet, 2 pages