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Eating, Laughing, Thinking, and Yawning

Math brain teasers require computations to solve.

 

Puzzle ID:#35674
Fun:*** (2.72)
Difficulty:** (1.65)
Category:Math
Submitted By:NoQuestion*
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



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?

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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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