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Golf Match
Golf Match
Four friends participated in a golf match for help raise money for \a local charity. The competition between them was steep and each played one of the best games of his life. During the 18-hole match, each friend played very poorly and over par at one hole. But, each also scored a hole-in-one at one hole...
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The Marbles & Rows Puzzle
The Marbles & Rows Puzzle
Everybody knows how it's pleasant to play with marbles. To make it more puzzling we simply place marbles of four different colors onto nine squares and... the Marbles & Rows puzzle appeared! Enjoy!
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Square Intersection
Square Intersection
This geometrical problem is about an elegant and neat way how to figure out the exact area of the overlapping of two squares. Don't you want to discover this way by yourself?
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Monopoly Madness
Monopoly Madness
Sara and her siblings were playing Monopoly before dinner yesterday. They all got to pick their favorite game piece when they started. During the game, each managed to build on their best property before they were called to dinner...
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Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree
It can be a little Christmas puzzle gift to entertain you for a few minutes at least - only three triangles hidden in a Christmas Tree and the extra one that has to be found.
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Around Dodecahedron In 20 Points
Around Dodecahedron In 20 Points
Travel along the edges of a dodecahedron (a three-dimensional solid with twelve pentagonal faces) through the 20 corner points of it and then finish at the start point.
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Snow Storm!
Snow Storm!
It snowed last night! Four couples woke up to a winter wonderland this morning. Due to the high winds during the storm, the snow drifted as it fell.... Determine the full name of each couple, how much snow they got form the storm, and what time the road they lived on was plowed out...
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Swordplay...
Swordplay...
With the look of a wild man, Captain Willy leaped into the enemy vessel. The crew scattered as the notorious captain drew his most feared serpentine blade from its scabbard... What's wrong with this picture?
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Overweight Jars...
Overweight Jars...
Lauren has just unpacked her shipment of colored cosmetic jars, one dozen each of red, orange, yellow, green and blue jars. Each color jar is packed in its own box. All the jars should have weighed three ounces, but the packing slip noted that each jar in one of the boxes actually weighs 3.1 ounces. Luckily, Lauren owns a spring scale accurate to one tenth of an ounce. What is the minimum number of weighings that Lauren must make to discover the color of the overweight jars?
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Red Painted Cube...
Red Painted Cube...
The Pharaoh has ordered that a Cube Tomb should be built from 27 smaller cubes. He has ordered that the entire outside surface of the cube (including the bottom) be painted red. When the tomb is complete how many of the smaller cubes will be painted red on two sides only?
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Fish Switch...
Fish Switch...
Clarence's favorite joke is to switch the signs on the fish barrels. Today he mixed up the signs on the carp barrel, the catfish barrel, and the carp-and-catfish barrel, deliberately hanging each sign on the wrong barrel. Clarence will let you see only one fish, but it can be from any barrel you choose. Using only this information, can you restore the signs to their rightful barrels? How?
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Duplicate Count...
Duplicate Count...
The stone cutter has been asked by the Pharaoh to duplicate this monument at a new location. His first task is to make an accurate count of the individual cubes within the existing structure. How many cubes are there in the monument? (Note: please assume that all rows of cubes are solid unless you can observe gaps of endings.)
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