# A Simple Problem of Cherries

Algebra Level 2

Swarna has a bag of cherries, and eats $$\frac { 1 }{ 2 }$$ of them, then passes the rest to Madhur, who eats $$\frac { 1 }{ 3 }$$ of the remainder. The bag is then passed to Bala, who eats $$\frac { 1 }{ 4 }$$ of the remaining cherries.

There are 6 cherries left. How many were there originally?

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