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What is the meaning of six of one half a dozen of the other?

"Half a dozen = 6. So "six" and "half a dozen" are two ways of  saying the same thing. The expression means that there is no  important difference between the alternatives, (MORE)

What does 'six of one and half a dozen of the other' mean?

When a person is asked to make a choice between two things and that person doesn't really have a preference. Its a "saying" that they might use. For example: Someone says to (MORE)
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A chicken farmer has figured out that a hen and a half can lay a 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?

Answer Three hens will lay 4 eggs each.     Here's the logic:   Hmm, 1.5 hens lay 1.5 eggs in 1.5 days   doubled (to form usable whole numbers) is 3 hens laying (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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