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Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Ten gallons of honey would provide enough fuel for one bee to fly 70,000,000 miles. So, the number of bees that can fly 1000 miles is 70,000,000/1000 = 70,000.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.