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Men with Earrings

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Puzzle ID:#2566
Fun:*** (2.49)
Difficulty:** (1.35)
Submitted By:204_blaze_41****
Corrected By:MarcM1098




There is a certain club which is for men only. There are 600 men who belong to this club and 5% of these men wear one earring. Of the other 95% membership, half wear two earrings and the other half wear none. How many earrings are being worn in this club?

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Apr 03, 2002

A maths question?
Apr 04, 2002

aNot bad
Apr 11, 2002

That was a really cool one... Good work!
Jul 16, 2002

Dec 04, 2002

What type of mens club has that many ear rings?
Good question though. I liked the short cut way to solve it.
Mar 10, 2003

yawn yawn yawn
Mar 06, 2005

That was very scary...
Mar 11, 2009

Why bother figuring out how many wore just one earring? The answer was perhaps a little to obvious? Maybe use the same idea, but put something more interesting in from of the math.

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