5 monkeys found some coconuts at the beach.

*1st monkey came, divided the coconuts into 5 groups, left 1 coconut which it threw to the sea, and took away 1 group of coconuts.
2nd monkey came, divided the remaining coconuts into 5 groups, left 1 coconut again thrown to the sea, and took away 1 group.
Same for 3rd , 4th and 5th monkeys.*

Find: how many coconuts are there initially?

Note: This problem was created by Nobel Physicist Prof **Paul Dirac** (*8 August 1902 – 20 October 1984*). Prof **Tsung-Dao Lee** (李政道) (1926 ~) , Nobel Physicist, set it as a test for the young gifted students in the Chinese university of Science and Technology （中国科技大学－天才儿童班）.

See the best solution (3) using just Singapore PSLE Modelling Math:

http://tomcircle.wordpress.com/2013/03/30/solution-3-best-monkeys-coconuts/

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