I interpreted it as: The no. of candies received by first 2 is double that of other 3

so if two receive 10 then the the total received by other 3 is 5

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**two of the children receives double the number of pieces** means that whatever u give to the rest three the first two will get double of that ! (two of the children â†’ 2 specific individuals )

Hi,

The question means that â€śwhatever the number of pieces the other 3 gets, (assumed as x number of pieces here for one personâ€ť the other two gets double the pieces â€śso other two will get 2x eachâ€ť

Hence the equation : x+x+x+2x+2x= total