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# Hats Color

Five men are standing in a circle. They know they are wearing at least 2 white hats and at least 2 black hats (no hats are any other colors). They do not know what color hat they are wearing. If the men use logic, how many of them will figure out what color their hat is, if nobody says anything?

### Answer

Two men will see three hats of the same color, and one hat of a different color. Since they know there cannot be four hats with the same color, they will know their hat color is the same as the one man with the different colored hat. The two people who see those colors will know their hat color. The other three will see a balanced number of hat colors, so they won't know what color their hat is.Answer: 2

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