Hospital Ward
Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.
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?
Answer
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 cheatedjust 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 
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