Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Studying Maths

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In a country in which people only want boys every family continues to have children until they have a boy. If they have a girl, they have another child. If they have a boy, they stop. What is the proportion of boys to girls in the country?

I more or less spent my day taking every possible position on every possible variation on this question. Is there any way I can get my Sunday back?

Written by gerrycanavan

January 2, 2011 at 5:01 pm

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