A crow reaches a flock of pigeons. the crow asks the pigeons' leader: "How many of you are there?"

The pigeon replies: "We and we and a half of we and a fourth of we and you equal 100."

How many pigeons are there?

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    $\begingroup$ Hi @aminabzz and welcome to Puzzling :) I fear that this puzzle is more just straight mathematics rather than something that's truly a puzzle, so it may end up being closed as off-topic for this site. (I had the answer within seconds of reading it...) Have you taken the tour yet? I recommend it as a good introduction to this site, plus you'll pick up a bronze badge for doing it... Welcome again :) (PS Did not downvote but did vote-to-close...) $\endgroup$ – Stiv Aug 5 at 8:19

No of pigeons = we

we + we + we/2 + we/4 + you = 100

2.75 * (we) = 99

we = 99/2.75 = 36 pigeons

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