__Description__Nine days ago, the day before yesterday was three weeks before a party.

__Puzzle__If it is Sunday, what day of the week is the party on?

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

Nine days ago, the day before yesterday was three weeks before a party.

__Puzzle__

If it is Sunday, what day of the week is the party on?

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Nine days ago, the day before yesterday was three weeks before a party.

If it is Sunday, what day of the week is the party on?

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

Here in the UK there is a TV programme called "Countdown". Countdown is primarily about creating words from randomly chosen letters, but there is a couple of rounds based around numeracy. Basically the contestant picks a random set of numbers and using only the numbers a maximum of 1 time and the operations add, subtract, multiply and divide he has to make a total.

Sometimes these are hard to get...

__Puzzle__

Using the rules of Countdown outlined above to make 446 using the numbers 100, 6, 2, 8, 9 and 5.

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Here in the UK there is a TV programme called "Countdown". Countdown is primarily about creating words from randomly chosen letters, but there is a couple of rounds based around numeracy. Basically the contestant picks a random set of numbers and using only the numbers a maximum of 1 time and the operations add, subtract, multiply and divide he has to make a total.

Sometimes these are hard to get...

Using the rules of Countdown outlined above to make 446 using the numbers 100, 6, 2, 8, 9 and 5.

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

Place the dominoes 6:6, 6:2, 2:5, 3:1, 1:5, 4:6, 5:6, 3:3 and 2:1, so that the correct numbers are covered by the dominoes.

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

__Decription__

__Puzzle__

From the following six clues, find the values of the letters A to H. Each letter contains a different whole number in the range 1-30.

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- A is one-third of C and one-quarter of G
- G is ten lower than H
- H is double the value of F, but four lower than B
- B is six higher than D
- D is double the value of E
- the value of E is lower than G

From the following six clues, find the values of the letters A to H. Each letter contains a different whole number in the range 1-30.

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This puzzle is rated 1 star (easy).

__Description__

__Puzzle__

How far did the gardener have to walk when picking his strawberries?

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A
gardener planted a row of 10
strawberry plants in his garden, setting
them exactly 1 m apart.

Each
plant produced just one strawberry.

When
picking time came, the stupid
gardener placed a basket 1
m from the end of the row, and then proceeded to pick and carry
each strawberry to the basket one by one.

How far did the gardener have to walk when picking his strawberries?

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This puzzle is rated 1 star (easy).

__Description__

For this puzzle you need to know your 4 times table.

The sequence is 4 + 8 + 12 + 16, etc (adding multiples of 4). Giving totals of 4, 12, 24, 40, etc.

__Puzzle__

What is the first number past 200 that you reach?

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For this puzzle you need to know your 4 times table.

The sequence is 4 + 8 + 12 + 16, etc (adding multiples of 4). Giving totals of 4, 12, 24, 40, etc.

What is the first number past 200 that you reach?

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

Harry recently went on a Sponsored Walk to raise funds for new equipment at the local Hospital. His sponsor form looked like this:

Altogether Harry collected £22.00 from his sponsors.

__Puzzle__

How far did he walk?

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Harry recently went on a Sponsored Walk to raise funds for new equipment at the local Hospital. His sponsor form looked like this:

Sponsor's Name | Amount Per km | Total |
---|---|---|

Fat Freda | 10p | |

Dim Jim | 15p | |

Tall Tanya | £3 | |

Silly Cilla | 5p | |

C.U.Jimmy | 5p | |

Albert Bodge | £2.50 | |

Roland Heap | 20p | |

Nice Nigel | £4.50 | |

Merlin Shriek | 20p | |

Carol Singer | 25p |

Altogether Harry collected £22.00 from his sponsors.

How far did he walk?

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (easy).

__Description__

Write out the numbers 1 to 20 (inclusive) in order, as words.

__Puzzle__

When placing these numbers in alphabetical order, how many numbers remain in their original position?

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Write out the numbers 1 to 20 (inclusive) in order, as words.

When placing these numbers in alphabetical order, how many numbers remain in their original position?

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This puzzle is rated 3 star (hard)

__Description__

A newspaper is printed on 8 large sheets of paper that are laid on top of each other and folded in half.

This means that the newspaper has 32 pages altogether.

The first sheet contains pages 1, 2, 31 and 32.

Puzzle

I pick up a sheet containing page 25. What are the other pages that this sheet contains?

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This means that the newspaper has 32 pages altogether.

The first sheet contains pages 1, 2, 31 and 32.

Puzzle

I pick up a sheet containing page 25. What are the other pages that this sheet contains?

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

Make sure you can clearly see the image shown above.

__Puzzle__

How many triangles are there in the shape shown above?

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How many triangles are there in the shape shown above?

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

I am thinking of a 6-digit number. The sum of the digits is 43.

And only two of the following three statements about the number are true:

__Puzzle__

What is the number?

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I am thinking of a 6-digit number. The sum of the digits is 43.

And only two of the following three statements about the number are true:

- It's a square number,
- It's a cube number, and
- The number is under 500000.

What is the number?

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

During this puzzle you can only use the following mathematical functions:

__Puzzle__

Using only the mathematical functions and the number 4 (EXACTLY 4 times) construct the numbers from 10 to 19.

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- Addition
- Subtraction
- Multiplication
- Division
- Decimal point
- Square-root
- Brackets
- Power (e.g. 4 to the power 4 is 4 x 4 x 4 x 4 = 256)
- The number of 4 exactlyf 4 times.

Using only the mathematical functions and the number 4 (EXACTLY 4 times) construct the numbers from 10 to 19.

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

This is an additional table that seems to follow a different pattern.

__Puzzle__

Work out the missing number.

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This is an additional table that seems to follow a different pattern.

Work out the missing number.

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

Brian was about to pay £12 for a number of cakes, but then the baker decided two throw two extra ones in for free, because they were so little.

By adding the two extra cakes the cakes now cost one pound a dozen less than when Brian was about to pay.

__Puzzle__

Tell now how many eggs she received for her twelve cents?

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Brian was about to pay £12 for a number of cakes, but then the baker decided two throw two extra ones in for free, because they were so little.

By adding the two extra cakes the cakes now cost one pound a dozen less than when Brian was about to pay.

Tell now how many eggs she received for her twelve cents?

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This puzzle is rated 3 star (hard).

__Description__

A the mother weighs 100 pounds more than the combined weight of the baby and the dog, and the dog weighs 60 percent less than the baby?

__Puzzle__

How much does the baby weigh?

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A the mother weighs 100 pounds more than the combined weight of the baby and the dog, and the dog weighs 60 percent less than the baby?

How much does the baby weigh?

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This puzzle is rated 2 star (medium).

__Description__

This is just a straight algebra questions, but there is an easier way to work it out.

X72 + 3Y8 = 47Z

__Puzzle__

Work out X, Y and Z.

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This is just a straight algebra questions, but there is an easier way to work it out.

X72 + 3Y8 = 47Z

Work out X, Y and Z.

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This puzzle is rated 1 star (easy).

__Description__

Write out the numbers seven and eight, with a space between them.

__Puzzle__

What mathematical symbol can you put between the seven and the eight, to get a number bigger than seven but smaller than eight?

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Write out the numbers seven and eight, with a space between them.

What mathematical symbol can you put between the seven and the eight, to get a number bigger than seven but smaller than eight?

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