Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Cigars are bad for you kids!

Because cigars cannot be entirely smoked, a hobo who collects cigar butts can make a cigar to smoke out of every 5 butts that he finds. Today, he has collected 25 cigar butts. How many cigars will he be able to smoke?


  1. Four because 1/5 is lost to the butt.

  2. I was thinking he could make six. If he can make 1 for every 5 buts he finds he should be able to make 5 with the 25 he found. That should leave him with five more buts after he has smoked them so he would be able to make one more, six.

  3. I say six for the same reason outlined by bentley.


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