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Programming Enigma Puzzles
From New Scientist #821, 23rd November 1972 [link]
With eight handsome bachelors and eight ravishing spinsters in the office, prospects look bright for matrimony. The snag is, however, all are fanatical Catholics or Protestants and the chances against a random bride and groom being of the same religion are nine to seven. In a random mixed marriage, the groom would probably not be a Catholic, even though there are more Catholic men than Protestant women.
How many of the 16 are Protestants?