**How many times can you subtract 3 from 99?**

"How many times can you subtract 3 from 99?" is a tricky question.
We think that there are three different answers to this question.

It is once, because after you subtract 3 from 99 once, you are left with 96. Thus, you cannot subtract 3 again from 99.

33 times, because 99 divided by 3 is 33. After you subtract 3, 33 times from 99, then there is nothing left to subtract from.

There is nothing that says you can't keep subtracting 3 from 99 indefinitely. Just because you will end up with negative numbers doesn't mean you have to stop subtracting!

**Answer 1: Once**It is once, because after you subtract 3 from 99 once, you are left with 96. Thus, you cannot subtract 3 again from 99.

**Answer 2: 33 times**33 times, because 99 divided by 3 is 33. After you subtract 3, 33 times from 99, then there is nothing left to subtract from.

**Answer 3: Infinite**There is nothing that says you can't keep subtracting 3 from 99 indefinitely. Just because you will end up with negative numbers doesn't mean you have to stop subtracting!

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