As I Was Going to St. Ives

Question: As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives,
Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits:
Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,
How many were there going to St. Ives?

Origin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/As_I_was_going_to_St_Ives

Riddle Discussion

By: Padma on 6/2/15

Lol this one always tricks me at first, I'm like OMG HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO KNOW ALL THAT MATH?!?!? But then im like oh, right. Duh. ☺️\n

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