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Chicken Problem Baffles Most

By E Hollingsworth | Mar 23, 2013

The following problem baffles most people. You may use a pencil, paper, calculator, and / or a computer to solve the problem. If you can convince three other people that your answer is right, You are probably correct. For a final check, e-mail me at for a correction or confirmation on the answer.


If it takes a hen and a half,

a day and a half,

to lay a egg and a half,

How many eggs will three hens lay in four days?


Happy computing !!!


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