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An old farmer died and left 17 cows to his three sons. In his will, the he stated that his oldest son should get 1/2, his middle son should get 1/3, and his youngest son should get 1/9 of all the cows.
The sons, who did not want to end up with half cows, sat for days trying to figure out how many cows each of them should get. But they were not able find the solution.
So they approached a wise man and told their problem. After thinking for a while, wise man gave the solution. So what was the wise man’s solution?
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