i dont know if this riddle has already been done, but sum1 asked to do it and im completly hopeless. its the one where Sayyidina Ali RA makes the decision at the end. if you know in which kitaab it appears, coz it might be in one of the Sahih, plz let me know. i have today night or push it till 2moro to get the ansa (by arguing that i was given 2 days -and day is meant to be when the sun is out ;) )
ok, so 2 men are going to eat. first man has 5 rotis (bread) and the second man has 3 rotis. a third man cums along and asks if he can join them. the 2 men agree and they eat altogether. wen they all finish, the 3rd man gives them 8 dinaars/dirhams (wich one is correct?) and then leaves.
now, the first man hu had 5 rotis says to the second man : i get 5 dirhams and u get 3 dirhams coz i had 5 rotis and u had 3.
so the second man says: no. we both shared the food, so we should go halves. meaning we both get 4 dirhams each.
so they decide to take the case to Sayyidina Ali karramallaahu wajhuh, and he takes the 8 dirhams, and decides to give the man hu had 5 rotis, 7 dirhams. and then he gives the man hu had 3 rotis, 1 dirham.
so how was this calculation done?
PLZ HELP ALL YOU CLEAVER CLOGS. IM HOPELESS.