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A guy is called upon by the king.
The king wants to throw a party, but he doesn't have any wine left.
The guy promises the king that he will deliver as many bottles as he can.
He will go on foot, for the 6 mile distance, to bring the bottles.
He can carry only 6 bottles at a time and has only 18 bottles at home, but he needs to drink 1 bottle each mile on the way to the castle and also 1 on the way back home.

What is the maximum number of bottles the guy can deliver and how many miles will he have travelled?


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    $\begingroup$ He will deliver zero bottles. By the time he's finished that first bottle of wine, he'll be so drunk he'll be walking in circles. $\endgroup$ – F1Krazy May 15 '18 at 15:54
  • $\begingroup$ What is his starting point ? $\endgroup$ – Muhammad Salman May 15 '18 at 17:13

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