The Potato Paradox is a well-known mathematical calculation with a counterintuitive result. If you take 100 lbs of Martian potatoes that are 99% water by weight and let them dehydrate until they are 98% water, how much do they weigh? Answer: 50 lbs.

The Potato Paradox is a well-known mathematical calculation with a counterintuitive result. If you take 100 lbs of Martian potatoes that are 99% water by weight and let them dehydrate until they are 98% water, how much do they weigh? Answer: 50 lbs.