If The World Were 100 People

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If the world were 100 people, how many would fit into the categories.


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  • 1. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would be female?

    Explanation
    If the world were made up of 100 people, the answer suggests that half of them would be female. This assumes an even distribution of gender, with an equal number of males and females.

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  • 2. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would be male?

    Explanation
    If the world were represented by 100 people, and we assume an equal distribution of genders, then half of the population would be male. Therefore, if the world were 100 people, 50 would be male.

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  • 3. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would be children?

    Explanation
    If the world were represented by 100 people, and the question asks how many would be children, the answer is 20. This means that 20% of the world's population would be children in this hypothetical scenario.

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  • 4. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would be adults?

    Explanation
    If the world were represented by 100 people, and the number of adults is given as 80, it means that 80% of the population would be adults. This assumes that the remaining 20 people would consist of children, teenagers, or individuals who are not considered adults yet.

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  • 5. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would speak Chinese?

    Explanation
    If the world were represented by 100 people, the answer suggests that out of those 100 people, 17 would speak Chinese. This implies that Chinese speakers would make up approximately 17% of the global population in this hypothetical scenario.

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  • 6. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would speak Hindustani?

    Explanation
    If the world were represented by 100 people, and the number of people who speak Hindustani is given as 8, it means that out of those 100 people, only 8 would speak Hindustani. This suggests that Hindustani is not a widely spoken language globally, with a relatively small number of speakers compared to other languages.

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    If the world were 100 people, how many would speak  English?

    Explanation
    If the world were represented by 100 people, the answer suggests that out of those 100 people, 8 would speak English. This implies that English is spoken by a relatively small proportion of the global population in this hypothetical scenario.

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  • 8. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would speak other languages?

    Explanation
    If the world were represented by 100 people, the answer suggests that 60 of them would speak languages other than the dominant language. This implies that a majority of the world's population would be bilingual or multilingual, highlighting the diversity of languages spoken globally.

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  • 9. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would be able to read and write?

    Explanation
    If the world were represented by 100 people, the answer suggests that 82 out of those 100 people would be able to read and write. This implies that a significant majority of the global population possesses the basic literacy skills necessary for reading and writing.

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  • 10. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would have a college degree?

    Explanation
    If we imagine the world's population as 100 people, and only 1 person has a college degree, it means that only a very small percentage of the population has pursued higher education. This suggests that having a college degree is not a common achievement and that the majority of the world's population does not possess this level of education.

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  • 11. 

    If the world were 100 people, how many would own a computer?

    Explanation
    If the world were represented by 100 people, the answer suggests that only one person out of those 100 would own a computer. This implies that computer ownership is not widespread and only a small fraction of the population has access to this technology.

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