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1. If you have 1.5 chickens, who lay 1.5 eggs in 1.5 days how many eggs will you get from 6 chickens in 6 days?

2. 24?

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3. (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
If you have 1.5 chickens, who lay 1.5 eggs in 1.5 days how many eggs will you get from 6 chickens in 6 days?

How do you have 1 and a half chicken?
4. 24...?
5. 6 eggs...
6. (Original post by longsightdon)
24?

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Yup, 24 is what I arrived at as well
7. (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
If you have 1.5 chickens, who lay 1.5 eggs in 1.5 days how many eggs will you get from 6 chickens in 6 days?

24?

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8. (Original post by raniafern)
How do you have 1 and a half chicken?
You must suspend your concept of reality in order to do this brainteaser
9. (Original post by longsightdon)
24?

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(Original post by chemting)
24...?
I got 12 and I'm not sure what I missed out on
10. 36
11. (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
If you have 1.5 chickens, who lay 1.5 eggs in 1.5 days how many eggs will you get from 6 chickens in 6 days?

24! You have 4 times as many chickens (6 / 1.5) and 4 times as many days. 1.5 * 4 * 4 = 24.

Although in my opinion we shouldn't be forcing chickens to lay so many eggs.
12. (Original post by jenhasdreams)
24! You have 4 times as many chickens (6 / 1.5) and 4 times as many days. 1.5 * 4 * 4 = 24.

Although in my opinion we shouldn't be forcing chickens to lay so many eggs.
I got 3 chicken will you three eggs in 3 days, x2 because you have 6 chickens, so 12.

When you put it your way it's really simple math....
13. (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
I got 3 chicken will you three eggs in 3 days, x2 because you have 6 chickens, so 12.

When you put it your way it's really simple math....
then x2 to get 6 days
14. (Original post by surina16)
then x2 to get 6 days
Ahh, of course

I got a bit confused about whether you have 6 chickens every day of the week, or 6 chickens accross the whole week, you know?
15. (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
I got 3 chicken will you three eggs in 3 days, x2 because you have 6 chickens, so 12.

When you put it your way it's really simple math....
This isn't right though - 3 chickens will get you 6 eggs in 3 days (2 times as many chickens, 2 times as many days).

Or: If 1.5 chickens lays 1.5 eggs in 1.5 days -> 1 chicken lays 1 egg in 1.5 days -> 1 chicken lays 2/3 of an egg in 1 day
6 chickens * 6 days * 2/3 of an egg = 24 eggs.
16. (Original post by jenhasdreams)
This isn't right though - 3 chickens will get you 6 eggs in 3 days (2 times as many chickens, 2 times as many days).

Or: If 1.5 chickens lays 1.5 eggs in 1.5 days -> 1 chicken lays 1 egg in 1.5 days -> 1 chicken lays 2/3 of an egg in 1 day
6 chickens * 6 days * 2/3 of an egg = 24 eggs.
Jen, you're killing me

I'm so dumb
17. (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
Jen, you're killing me

I'm so dumb
It's called a brainteaser for a reason, it's not meant to be simple!

1.5 chickens lays 1.5 eggs in 1.5 days so
1 chicken lays 1 egg in 1.5 days

rather than dividing every number by 1.5.
So it takes a chicken 1.5 days to lay an egg and work from there.
18. This is like a standard GCSE maths question no? We had stuff like this (though with logical amounts of things lol) back in the day (read:2013..)
19. (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
You must suspend your concept of reality in order to do this brainteaser
Yup, I realized later
20. If I have half a chicken laying half an egg every 1.5 days I'm gonna have no eggs at the end of 6 days because the health agencies will get me shut down.

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