Puzzle for Today
Puzzle No. 505 – Wednesday 19 June
Claire owns some ducks, and notices that their large clutch of 24 eggs is beginning to hatch. She decides to give them some space and return three hours later. The ducklings hatch out at a steady rate of 8 eggs per hour. However, at the end of each hour a fox visits the clutch and eats half of the hatched ducklings. How many ducklings does Claire discovery upon her return?
Today’s #PuzzleForToday has been set by Dr Geoff Evatt, School of Mathematics, University of Manchester