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# How Does It Do That? #1 - Worldwide

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Puzzle ID: #42115

Submitted By: RampaginRobo Corrected By: ThinksForFun

Submitted By: RampaginRobo Corrected By: ThinksForFun

In an inaccurate book of facts, there was a list of countries' populations that, of course, were incorrect. Here's the list:

ROMANIA = 28,000

PERU = 8,000

BULGARIA = 32,000

CHINA = 10,000

URUGUAY = 28,000

Given this list, what is the population of the PHILIPPINES?

ROMANIA = 28,000

PERU = 8,000

BULGARIA = 32,000

CHINA = 10,000

URUGUAY = 28,000

Given this list, what is the population of the PHILIPPINES?

### Hint

This rule makes ARGENTINA = 36,000.### Answer

44,000The rule is that the population is (the number of letters in the country's name x the number of vowels in the country's name x 1000).

The PHILIPPINES has 11 letters and 4 vowels. Therefore, the PHILIPPINES' population is (11 x 4 x 1, 000) = 44, 000.

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