The Baffling Potato Paradox

Can you solve the question involving the baffling potato paradox? Imagine you have a 1,000-pound pile of potatoes. The pile is 99% water and 1% potato stuff. Overnight, some water evaporates, and it leaves the pile of potatoes 98% water. How much does the pile of potatoes weigh? The answer may surprise you, which is why this conundrum is called a paradox.

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Written by Curiosity Staff January 22, 2016