# Puzzle

A loyal worker is working under you for 7(seven) days and you have only one gold bar to pay him. You must pay the worker at the end of each day. Otherwise, he wont come for next day’s work. One more constraint is you have to make only two cuts in the gold bar.** How can you pay him at the end of each day ?**

**Hint: Barter System**

# Solution

If we try to cut the gold bar into seven equal pieces we cannot pay him each day. To find the solution we have to think differently.

**First cut :**Cut the Gold bar into 1/7 and 6/7.- Give the 1/7 gold piece to worker at the end of
.**first day** **Second Cut :**- Give the 2/7 gold piece at the end of
and get back the 1/7 gold piece.**second day** - Now, at the end of
give the 1/7 gold piece. Now you have 4/7 gold piece with you.**third day** - Now, at the end of
**fourth day** - Now, at the end of
**fifth day** - Now at the end of
**sixth day** - Now at the
**last day**

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