A Fun Zone's Brain Teaser #4

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1. There are 2 ducks in front of 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks behind 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks beside 2 other ducks. How many ducks are there?

2. Farmer Brown came to town with some watermelons. He sold half of them plus half a melon, and found that he had one whole melon left. How many melons did he take to town?


The Solution

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1. 4

2. Farmer Brown originally had 3 watermelons. He sold half of them [1 1/2] plus half a melon, which is the same as saying that he sold 2 melons, leaving him with one whole melon as stated.