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A chicken farmer has figured out that a hen and a half can lay an egg and a half in a day and a half. How many hens does the farmer need to produce one

dozen eggs in six days?


A hen takes 1and 1/2 days to lay an egg.
⇒A hen lays 4 eggs in six days
Hence 3 hens are needed to lay (3*4=12) a dozen of eggs.
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