The farmer dies, leaving behind three sons, 17 cows and the following order:

- His oldest son shall inherit one in two cow.
- His middle son shall inherit one in three cow.
- His youngest son shall inherit one in nine cow.

Now the three don't know what to do. So they ask an old friend of the family, which knows a solution such that everyone is happy.

What did he propose?

The farmer dies, leaving behind three sons, 17 cows and the following order:

- His oldest son shall inherit one in two cow.
- His middle son shall inherit one in three cow.
- His youngest son shall inherit one in nine cow.

Now the three don't know what to do. So they ask an old friend of the family, which knows a solution such that everyone is happy.

What did he propose?

The farmer dies, leaving behind three sons, 17 cows and the following order:

- His oldest son shall inherit one in two cow.
- His middle son shall inherit one in three cow.
- His youngest son shall inherit one in nine cow.

Now the three don't know what to do. So they ask an old friend of the family, which knows a solution such that everyone is happy.

What did he propose?