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Old 02-28-03, 08:50 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Those of you that came up with 600 are correct.

When you subtract the number of people wearing 1 earing (30) from the total you end up with 570 left. of those 1/2 (285) are wearing no earings (0) and the other half are wearing 2 earings (2x285=570) added with the 30 that wear 1 earing you get 600.

basicly the people wearing 2 earings make up for the people wearing 1 earing.
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