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 Missing Page... As Mr. Hackett picks up his morning paper, one of the sheets slips out. Simply by seeing the two numbers on the pages facing you, can you deduce how many pages are in the whole paper? Download Puzzle (74 KB)  |  Download Solution (60 KB)
 Magic Triangle... Mrs. Holderman, the math teacher, has given Karen a special math problem. She is to arrange the numbers from 1 to 6 in the triangle so that the sum of each straight line of three circles gives the same result. How would you place the numbers? Download Puzzle (65 KB)  |  Download Solution (63 KB)
 Cannon Duel... Two identical cannons are aimed at each other, their shells fired simultaneously at exactly the same speeds. Ignoring wind resistance for a moment, will they hit each other or will they miss? Download Puzzle (57 KB)  |  Download Solution (66 KB)
 Bride's Age... When Helen and Frank were married 21 years ago, Frank was three times as old as Helen. Today he is twice as old as she. How old was Helen on her wedding day? Download Puzzle (67 KB)  |  Download Solution (60 KB)
 Cat Count... Wendy has cats. All but two of them are Siamese, all but two of them are Persian, and all but two of them are Main Coon. How many cats does Wendy have altogether? Download Puzzle (67 KB)  |  Download Solution (60 KB)
 Crash Course... The Tucker boys, Jack and Dave, release identical steel balls down their respective tracks at exactly the same time. Jack's track is straight, while Dave's is cycloidal in shape. Will the balls hit their targets at the same time, or will one of them hit the target first? If the latter, which ball? Download Puzzle (64 KB)  |  Download Solution (62 KB)
 Moonshine... "It was nearly midnight, and the full moon was just rising over the ocean. He held her hand, gazed deeply into her eyes, and whispered..." What is wrong with this statement? Download Puzzle (62 KB)  |  Download Solution (67 KB)
 Chow Time... The pups dug into dinner. Polaris ate more than Sirius; Castor ate less than Pollux; Pollux ate less than Sirius but more than Rigel. Which pup ate the second most? Download Puzzle (68 KB)  |  Download Solution (57 KB)
 Big Family... Chad and Blossom (brother and sister) come from a large family. Chad has many brothers as he has sisters, but Blossom has only half as many sisters as she has brothers. How many brothers and sisters total are in the family? Download Puzzle (66 KB)  |  Download Solution (62 KB)
 Seating Trouble... At the wedding reception, the five guests don't know how to arrange themselves at the dinner table. They ask the bride's mother, who responds, "As I remember, Colin isn't next to Kate, Emily isn't next to Fred or Kate. Kete isn't next to Irene; neither is Emily, and Fred should sit on Irene's left." As you look at them the opposite side of the table, can you correctly seat the guests from left to right? Download Puzzle (82 KB)  |  Download Solution (57 KB)
 Bracelet Links... Roland is making a bracelet... He has four sections of chain to link together. It takes 15 minutes to cut open a link and weld it back together, and thus he would like to cut as few links as possible. How quickly can Roland complete the task? Download Puzzle (66 KB)  |  Download Solution (61 KB)
 Calendar Confusion... Buzzy showed up for work on Monday only to discover that his delivery truck was in the shop for maintenance. He was told it would be ready two days after the day before the day after tomorrow. On what day can Buzzy expect the truck to be back on the road? Download Puzzle (68 KB)  |  Download Solution (54 KB)
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