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Re: Riddles with a Prize, by Mantus Anchors

MedSailor looks correct by my math. It's not 1% less water, but 1% less of the total. Since so much of the total is water, to bring water's percentage down takes a lot less water:

x - 98%x = 10
x(1-98%) = 10
x = 10 (1-98%)
x = 500

"The slower we moved, the more we seemed to see."

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Last edited by RhodesSwiftsure; 11-08-2012 at 01:43 PM. Reason: Misspelled MedSailor
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