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Archive for April, 2010

## The Third hand

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (1 Respond)

This is not my ToM. I hope the supplier of this becomes a new member.
What is the third hand called?
But first, you have to figure out this. Third hand of what?

## A * B = 100,000

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (2 Responds)

Two numbers with no zeros in their make-up can be multipliedto create 10,000. They are 625 and 16. It is also possible to have twonumbers multiplied together with no zeros that equal 100,000 and1,000,000? What are each of these pairs?

## Davy Crockett

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (2 Responds)

The famous song of Davy Crockett says he was born on a mountain top in Tennessee, but that is wrong. In what state was he born?

## Milk Cartons

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (2 Responds)

Why did the mathematician plant in garden in milk cartons?

## Anyone to make a run for four 3’s?

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (3 Responds)

Construct four three to make equations equaling 1 up to ?Three’s will be slightly more difficult that 4’s were.
1= 33/332= 3/3+3/33= -3-3+3*3

## Four fours

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (3 Responds)

You can make 4 fours equal one like this
1 = 4 / 4 + 4 -42 = ?
Can you make a 2? Can you make 3?See if you can make more. Can you make 15 at least?

## Change one letter at a time

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (1 Respond)

Change one letter, and use the clue to go from top word to bottom word.
THINK_________ A form of gratitude_________ Something that’s bad to do in golf_________ A dangerous fish_________ Bare or harsh_________ To beginSMART

## Far out of the box

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (1 Respond)

This is a far out one. I didn’t make it up.I read it in a kid’s math book.I didn’t know. The answer caught me by surprise.
When does 5 + 3 = 1?

## What is the number?

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (3 Responds)

If you divide the number by 2 there will remainder of 1.If you divide the number by 3 there will remainder of 1.If you divide the number by 4 there will remainder of 1.If you divide the number by 5 there will remainder of 1.If you divide the number by 6 there will remainder of [...]

## Classic – hens and eggs

Posted by Rajesh Lal under Tom (7 Responds)

This is a classic puzzle with different twist.
A chicken farmer has figured out that a hen and a half can lay an egg and a half in a day and a half.
How many hens does the farmer need to produce 30 dozen eggs in 2 weeks?

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