Thanksgiving Turkeys

Math on November 9th, 2009 Comments Off

Problem You have five Turkeys. If you weigh them in every possible combination of 2, the weights are 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, and 27 kg. What are the individual weights? Solution Come back next week for the solution. If you have a tricky or interesting problem that you’d like to [...]

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Missing Numbers

Math on October 12th, 2009 Comments Off

Problem Solve this simple arithmetic by replacing each # sign with a different digit, 1-9, using each digit only once. ## represents a two-digit number. ## x # —– ## + ## = ## Solution When filled in correctly, the equation is: 17 x 4 —– 68 + 25 = 93 If you have a [...]

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