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    Smile Interesting problem about cucumbers

    Manufacturer-supplier brought a ton of cucumbers in the store, where water content was ninety-nine per cent. A few days later, a water content of cucumber decreased by one percent. How much does it weigh now cucumbers?



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    Moderator edit: Please assume that DeMath knows the answer to this question and has posted it because of it's interesting and counter-intuitive answer. (Which is why it has not been moved to the Challenge subforum .... it's posted for interest value as opposed to being a challenge).
    Sorry! I realized that my post placed in the wrong section.
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