Eating, Laughing, Thinking, and Yawning
Math brain teasers require computations to solve.
Twice the number of people eating equals half of the people who are laughing; if twenty people are thinking, and all of the people thinking are also all of the people laughing... and a quarter of the people laughing are also yawning, then how many people are yawning? How many people are eating?
HintIt is a low level of math, nothing too hard. It just takes some thinking.
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Answer
E= eating
L= laughing
T= thinking
Y= yawning
E= 0.25L
20= T
20= L
E= 0.25 x 20
E= 5
Y= 0.25 x 20
Y= 5
There are five people eating and five people yawning.
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Comments
mizzez_mah
Mar 13, 2007
 Right over my head...lol 
Penedono
Mar 13, 2007
 Sure, it was easy, but it was also well written  good job, NoQuestion 
LeafFan4life
Mar 13, 2007
 good boy 
NoQuestion
Mar 13, 2007
 im a gurl! 
Life_Sucks
Mar 13, 2007
 awsome! 
vlerma
Mar 17, 2007
 Good Lord, some one must have given me a brain transplant. This is the second math teaser I have gotten the asnwer to today. Thanks for making me feel so smart. 
Kellington
Mar 19, 2007
 Nice and easy, Just the way i like 'em 
masquerademe235
Mar 21, 2007
 the trick is to keep only one variable and use coefficients to represent other groups 
NoQuestion
Mar 22, 2007
 ok... i dont even really like math, but i guess this one just popped into my head 
zips5000
Mar 27, 2007
 fun teaser .. thought it was pretty easy. just solve for one answer at a time. 
angelicdemon
Apr 09, 2007
 that was easy but written real well.. 
Madelulabelle
May 04, 2007
 Good one, I like this kind, a math teaser where the real problem to solve is the language!
2 thumbs up! 
frozenrose_885
May 12, 2007
 Good Job! Very interesting. I love making equations...that I know my classmates probably wouldn't be able to solve. 
javaguru
Jan 20, 2009
 Not much of a teaser, nor much of a math problem. Obfuscation does not make a teaser. Just following the problem meant I already had the answer when I finished reading the question. 
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