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# 7 kids

A woman had 7 kids. Half of them are boys. How is this possible?

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ALL are boys, therefore half of them must be boys too.Hide Answer Show Answer

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If you had one boy you couldn't say half of him is a boy

You'd be missing some vital bits

You'd be missing some vital bits

I don't think this is right. In order to call half boys, you must be able to half them, surely? Mind you, could have been half by size I suppose, that may work. But then, needn't be a trick. Oh shut up Andy.

Or maybe sthe mother is expecting a baby. And she found out it was a boy??? I dunno..

OR he could be a hermaphrodite?

Hmmm... I agree with Oxygen, three girls, three boys, and one good old He/she

a shim if you will

Wouldn't it be more logical to say that there were 3 boys, 3 girls and another kid but that one died? The women still has (gives birth to) seven kids and she has (living) half of them as boys.

i heard the answer to this put a different way "How is this possible?", "The other half are also boys"

Good riddle. Dont listen to the others they probably just upset that they didnt get it right. They obviously cant grasp the concept!

I like hurrifend's answer better

I also thought it was good!

Impossible!!!

i like my explanation better

the woman is obviously a female centaur

half of her children are boys (the human half) and the other half are horses (the horse half)

...i will admit it involves stretching the imagination somewhat but come on...

the woman is obviously a female centaur

half of her children are boys (the human half) and the other half are horses (the horse half)

...i will admit it involves stretching the imagination somewhat but come on...

Here's a satisfactory solution...

In the puzzle its half of "THEM"...and not necessarily "half of KIDS"....

so we can count dat woman in "THEM"

so

woman + 7 kids=8 PPL...so HALF of them ...ie 4 kids are boys..

HOWS DAT???...eh???

In the puzzle its half of "THEM"...and not necessarily "half of KIDS"....

so we can count dat woman in "THEM"

so

woman + 7 kids=8 PPL...so HALF of them ...ie 4 kids are boys..

HOWS DAT???...eh???

The solution given for this teaser is wrong....

"All of them are boys therefore half of them are also boys"....this doesn't make any sense...

Ill give u n eg...

If 7 boys r standing and if I told u to

give da chocolates to HALF OF THEM...

Then 2 how many boys ull give dat chocolates?...3 n half?

Das y da solution is wrong...!!

"All of them are boys therefore half of them are also boys"....this doesn't make any sense...

Ill give u n eg...

If 7 boys r standing and if I told u to

give da chocolates to HALF OF THEM...

Then 2 how many boys ull give dat chocolates?...3 n half?

Das y da solution is wrong...!!

One could be one of those things where it was gunna be twins but one was only half and it was attached to the other twin. I saw it on this 'amazing medical stories' show on TV. (Yes it was a true story)

I agree with Mr Solution

that was nice . but when you said half of them , i thought that it meant half of the eight people ( including the mother ) . so she had 4 boys and 3 girls

I said one was a baby goat.

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