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Population control (Posted on 2002-05-05) Difficulty: 4 of 5
In one nation, having a daughter is traditionally prefferable to having a son. Therefore, a couple will continue to have children until a daughter is born. Once they have a daughter, they will stop. (Assume that it is possible for a couple to have an unlimited number of children)

If the chance of a boy or a girl being born is equal, what would be the ratio boys to girls in this country?

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answer Comment 14 of 14 |
The reuired ratio is 1:1
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-04-15 13:53:44
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