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## Hospital Ward

Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.

 Puzzle ID: #49915 Fun: (2.81) Difficulty: (1.42) Category: Logic Submitted By: Kinghal

There were 100 patients in a road trauma hospital. Some of the patients had only one leg. Half the rest had no legs. In total how many legs did the 100 patients have?

100. The group with one leg each averages one leg per person. The rest are split into 2 equal groups. One group has no legs, so the other group must have 2 legs each, meaning these 2 groups average one leg per patient. Therefore, overall, the average is one leg per patient, therefore there is a total of 100 legs.
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 FlandersE Aug 19, 2013 Nice one! goodluck1923 Aug 19, 2013 I got it wrong but it was fun! trewq Aug 19, 2013 cool! i kind of cheated--just plugged in some numbers and checked, but I like your explanation BeanSC Aug 19, 2013 Loved it!!! BeanSC Aug 19, 2013 Loved it!!! Rileyd Oct 01, 2013 same here goodluck1923 BadBunnee02 Apr 16, 2014 I'll join the "goodluck" crowd .... I guess there's a math formula for this sort of teaser, but math is NOT my strong suite. I rated it TOPS for fun, though, because I love the challenge. And .... I hope the trauma hospital had LOTS of wheelchairs .... BB02 jaycr Apr 16, 2014 Didn't want to start the morning counting how many legs were gone. Zero fun points. cutebug Apr 16, 2014 I have a doctorate in math science, so this was as easy as counting to three But could be interesting or hard for many. FuniBuni Apr 16, 2014 This is hard! I gat it way wrong, but loved it. catmom Apr 16, 2014 Well, I was half right...not half wrong. That is all I am saying. gaylewolf Apr 16, 2014 So, it's Dr. Cutebug now, eh? LOL This is not my favorite type of teaser, but I loved the comments! Wide range of players here! Have a spectacular day, everyone! BadBunnee02 Apr 16, 2014 What .... GW ..... Did this teaser leave you .... ... without a leg to stand on ???? BB02 (Victor/Victoria) FatHead Apr 16, 2014 That was awesome! I loved it! auntiesis Apr 16, 2014 I am a logic fan as well as a math fan, but this teaser just needed some logic to figure out. Math was not involved at all. Loved it, loved it, loved it. It was easy but fun. 30angel100 Mar 04, 2015 At first I thought 50 because everyone had 1, but that would make it 100. I know what I meant though. UditD1 Sep 15, 2016 too much easy UditD1 Sep 15, 2016 suppose "some of the patients" as X. you will get it done in no time