if 1.5 chickens laid 1.5 eggs in 1.5 weeks how many eggs would be laid in 1 week?
i know i know i know.
1! the answer is 1.....
well if there was 1.5 chickens, in 1 week they'd lay 1 egg...?
I guess coz if 1.5 lay 1.5 in 1.5 weeks, then 3 chickens lay 3 eggs in 1.5 weeks, therefore 1 chicken lays 1 egg in 1.5 weeks. So therefore no eggs in one week. Is that right?
How can you have 1.5 chickens :s
This has officially fried my brain :|
There is no such thing as .5 of a chicken, or .5 of an egg. :P
Its not mathematical lol.
It depends on whether the distribution of eggs is normal or not, or whether it follows more of a poisson distribution.
Lol its a trick question
The answer is you cannot tell because you dont have enough information
because its logical that you cant have 1.5 chickens so it has been averaged over a number of chickens
seeming you dont know how many chickens you've got you dont know how many eggs have been layed.
There is no answer.
Lol its a question that tests your lateral thinking.
Actually, if it IS a rates question, then it does not matter whether the chickens are whole or not, because it is purely a statistical question, like having 2.4 children. If you treat it as such, the answer would be, on average, 1 egg per week, ceteris paribus.
so can someone move this back to the IB forum please? since it is an IB interview question...
1.5 eggs in 1.5 weeks means 1 egg in 1 week.
i dont get this question, how many eggs would be laid by how many chickens? do you mean how many would be laid by 1.5 chickens in that week?