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In an African village live 800 women.
Three percent of the women are wearing one earring.
Of the other 97%, half are wearing two earrings,
and the other half are wearing none at all.
How many earrings altogether are being worn by the women?

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      Earrings :     ANSWER

There are 800 earrings in total being worn.
Of the 97%, half wear two earrings and half wear none,
which is the same as if they all wear one.