## 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. good point.

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

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