You have a potato and it has 99% water by weight. Now you let it dry for sometime and it becomes 98% by weight. The weight of the potato has reduced to HALF!!!!... Don't believe it....calculate on your own.

It is not actually a paradox. In the words of wikipedia, the potato paradox is a mathematical calculation that results in a counter-intuitive result.

Note by Kalpit Jain
3 years, 10 months ago

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97.02% wather; dehydration

- 3 years, 10 months ago