There are 3 persons Ram, Shyam and Ghanshyam. On some day, Ram lent books to Shyam and Ghanshyam as many as they had. After a month Shyam gave as many books to Ram and Ghanshyam as many as they had. After a month Ghanshyam did the same thing. At the end of this transaction each one of them had 24. Find the number of books each originally had?
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Now Shyam had done that same thing, that is he gave 6 books to Ram and 24 books to Ghanshyam. So that means before the division effected by Shyam, the number of books held by Ram, Shyam and Ghanshyam were: 6, 42, 24.
Now Ram had also carried out the same process. That means he gave Shyam 21 books and Ghanshyam 12 books. So initially, Ram had 39 books, Shyam had 21 books and Ghanshyam had 12 books.