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September 5, 2008

Funny puzzle

If a boy and a half could eat a hot dog
and a half in a minute and a half,
how many hot dogs could six boys eat
in six minutes?

10 comments:

jojami said...

16

Anonymous said...

24

Anonymous said...

36.

1 boy can eat 4 hotdogs in 6 minutes, 6 boys can eat 36 in 6 minutes

Secret Squïrrel said...

Number 2 is correct.

Number 3'3 reasoning is correct but you multiply the number of boys (6) by the number of hotdogs 1 boy can eat in 6 min (4). So, 6 x 4 = 24.

uday said...

Its 16...
A boy and a half eat a hot dog in 1.5 minutes, so
3 boys eat 2 hot dogs in 1.5 mins and 6 boys can eat 4 hot dogs in 1.5 mins.... therefoe 6 boys can eat 4*4 = 16 hot dogs in 6 mins....

Anonymous said...

@uday

A boy and a half eats a hot dog AND A HALF in 1.5 min.

Multiply your answer of 16 * 1.5 and you have the answer - 24.

Beautifulrose said...

10

Beautifulrose said...

10

Babu vincent said...

24 hot dogs
1 1/2 boy eat one and half in one and a half min.
1 1/2 eat 1 hot-dog in one min..
6 boy eat 4 hot dog in 1 min
24 in 6 min

Anonymous said...

answer is 12 hotdogs, here half related to hotdog not to half boy