Puzzles/Arithmetical puzzles/Eggs to Market

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A farmer placed his eggs into the back of his pickup truck and headed to town to take them to market.

On the way to the market he encounterd a toll gate and did not have any money. So, the farmer gave the toll keeper half of his eggs plus half an egg. The farmer drove on and arrived at a second toll gate and again having no money gave that toll keeper half his eggs plus half an egg. The farmers next stop was the market.

When he arrived at the market he had one egg left. How many eggs did the farmer have when he left his farm?

For the Egg-zact answer: solution

Submitted by Jean Junker