# Kejriwal is holding a coin in his hand. If you take away half, the value of the coin doubles. What is the coin?

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posted Apr 1, 2015

## 2 Solutions

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half dollar
or half rupee

solution Apr 6, 2015

Half dollar. If you take away the 'half' you have a dollar.

solution Apr 1, 2016

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