How many pluses should we put between the digits of 987654321 to get a total of 99, and where?
A man hijacks an aeroplane transporting both passengers(8 of them) and valuable cargo. After taking the cargo, the man demands nine parachutes, puts one of them on, and jumps, leaving the other eight behind. Why did he want eight?
Find three whole, positive numbers that have the same answer when multiplied together as when added together.
Replace all '*' with digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 to make below statement true.
* *
x *
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* * *
You have two rectangular wires.
Both of them have property that when you light the fire from one end , it will take 60 minutes to get completely burn.
However, they do not burn at consistent speed (i.e it might be possible 1st 20% burn in 50 minutes and 80% can burn in 10 minutes).
So how could you measure 45 minutes ?
What can you deduce from the following BrainBat?
CRY
LMKI
I have an eye but still cannot see.
Who am I?
I look at you, you look at me I raise my right, you raise your left. What am I?
A deaf and mute man goes to the train station. Tickets for the train are 50 cents each. The man goes to the ticket booth and hands the man inside just a dollar. The man in the booth hands him two tickets.
How did the man in the booth know to give him two tickets without even looking at him?
If we tell you that there is a relation between the numbers and letters in the given figure, can you analyze it and find the missing letter in the last box?
A bank customer had $100 in his account. He then made 6 withdrawals. He kept a record of these withdrawals, and the balance remaining in the account, as follows:
Withdrawals Balance left
$50 $50
$25 $25
$10 $15
$8 $7
$5 $2
$2 $0
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$100 $99
Why are the Totals not tallying?
The day before the 1996 U.S. presidential election, the NYT Crossword contained the clue “Lead story in tomorrow’s newspaper,” the puzzle was built so that both electoral outcomes were correct answers, requiring 7 other clues to have dual responses.