What should be the answer of this testcase(very small) of hackerrank problem "Equal"?

Here is the link to the problem: https://www.hackerrank.com/challenges/equal

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1 5 5

Won’t the answer of this testcase be 4? The correct answer is 3 but how?

First she chooses colleague 1 and gives 1 chocolate each to colleague 2 and 3.

So now it is 1 6 6.

Next she chooses colleague 2 and gives 5 chocolates to 1 and 3.Now it is :

6 6 11.

At last colleague 3 is chosen and 5 chocolates to 1 and 2 make it:

11 11 11.

Hence answer is 3.

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Yeah, that’s it. Thanks :slight_smile:

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