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Archive for July, 2013

Cool Thought

Posted by ragknot under Tom (11 Responds)

Last year on my grand daughters birthday I built a swing for her.    She still loves it and I have to swing her.  She has turned 7 now and today I thought of a Trick of mind while swinging her.
The swing is about 3 foot from the ground because she wanted it high.  But [...]

Name picking

Posted by Chris under Logic (8 Responds)

Here’s a couple of picking problems.
1. If ten people randomly select their names from a hat, what is the probability that the last one will pick his own name?
2. If ten people randomly select their names from a hat, what is the probability that only the last one will pick his own name?

Knock Knock!

Posted by DP under Logic, Tom (4 Responds)

There are 5 houses on Main street. Emily lives on the end, and is next door to the Red house. The man who works at the Toy Store has a yellow house. One of the ladies is a student, and lives in a White house. Dave, the Car Dealer, lives between the Brown house and [...]

Trick + Of – Mind = TONIC

Posted by ragknot under Tom (28 Responds)

I don’t remember this, but I saw the text dated 2010. But I just computed and found 80 answers.  Here the text I found.
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This will be interesting. If you have found these difficult, this may make it easier to find a solution.
Trick + Of – Mind = TONIC
Each letter in the equation above represents a [...]

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