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The Bakhshali Manuscript: A traveler goes on a journey of 4 gavyutis and
takes with him 4 prasthas of wine. After each gavyuti he drinks 1 prastha
and then fills up his bottle with water. How much wine and how much
water will there be at the end of his journey?
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7.5 The Bakhshali Manuscript: A traveler goes on a journey of 4 gavyutis and takes with him 4 prasthas of wine. After each gavyuti he drinks 1 prastha and then fills up his bottle with water. How much wine and how much water will there be at the end of his journey?

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There is a journey of 4 gavyutis covered by a traveller who carries with him 4 prasthas of wine. 4 gavyutis in Hindu measurement equals 1 yojana that measures a distance of 5 miles or 8 kilom...

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