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Dubai
Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 9:30:55 AM

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One glass holds 1/6 glass of a water bottle.
How many glass can fill from 5/2 water bottle?

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thar
Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 10:06:07 AM

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W = 6g
5/2W = (5x6)/2 g

or, two and and half bottles of six each, if I understood the question correctly.

More fun if there is a hole in the water bottle and water running out at one bottle per...... this has got me thirsty, excuse me while I reach for my water bottle...
Galad
Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 4:16:15 PM

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That Reminds me of this famous riddle...

Three guests check into a hotel room. The clerk says the bill is $30, so each guest pays $10. Later the clerk realizes the bill should only be $25. To rectify this, he gives the bellhop $5 to return to the guests. On the way to the room, the bellhop realizes that he cannot divide the money equally. As the guests didn't know the total of the revised bill, the bellhop decides to just give each guest $1 and keep $2 for himself.

Now that each of the guests has been given $1 back, each has paid $9, bringing the total paid to $27. The bellhop has $2. If the guests originally handed over $30, what happened to the remaining $1?

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bluecloud
Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 11:52:00 PM

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It`s 27 minus 2, not plus 2.
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