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More Bird Watching (Posted on 2004-06-02) Difficulty: 3 of 5
There are 60 birds on a telephone wire and you get bored of bird watching and decide to hunt them.

No bird is colored other than red, yellow, or blue, although some birds may have more than one color.

You start off by shooting 1/2 the birds with red on them, followed by 3/4 of the birds with blue that remain. Then you shoot 1/4 of the birds with yellow that remain, and finally you shoot half of the birds with red that remain.

How many are left?

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Some Thoughts uh ... huh huh | Comment 3 of 15 |
Just the dead one(s).
So, assuming you used a single projectile round (not a shotgun with many pellets), and that you are a good shot, then there is ONE bird left.     (the others flew away after the 1st shot)

Tastes like chicken.
Too bad it was wabbit season and not bird season.
  Posted by Larry on 2004-06-02 10:57:11
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