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Post by RHJC » June 18th, 2013, 7:36 am

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Six boys download six songs in six days.
Four girls download four songs in four days.
Question : How many songs will twelve boys and twelve girls download in twelve days?

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Post by tovarisch » June 18th, 2013, 7:52 am

sixty
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Post by downey8kids » June 18th, 2013, 9:18 am

Takes 6 boydays to download a song
(BD)/6=S (6*6)/6=S 6=S (12*12)/6=S 24=S
takes 4 girldays to download a song
(GD)/4=S (4*4)/4=S 4=S (12*12)/4=S 36=S

24 songs downloaded by boys
+ 36 songs downloaded by girls
= 60 songs total

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Post by RHJC » June 18th, 2013, 12:39 pm

Bravo! :clap:

Now try these:
- What gets higher as it falls?
- Adam has none, Eve has two and everyone has three. What is it?
- Where do you find a square ring?

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Post by tovarisch » June 18th, 2013, 1:14 pm

1. Snow
2. Letter 'e'
3. At a boxing match :hmm:
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Post by RHJC » June 18th, 2013, 1:28 pm

Excellent :thumbs:

Which one is missing?

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Post by tovarisch » June 18th, 2013, 1:59 pm

the three, probably :-)
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Post by catrose » June 18th, 2013, 2:01 pm

'Cos they all add up to 10 :D
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Post by tovarisch » June 18th, 2013, 2:04 pm

...or because there are three of each, and one of those is blue and two are red...
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Post by annise » June 18th, 2013, 2:10 pm

or because it goes diagonally 5,3,2,5 so 3 comes next :D . I can always think up other patterns - used to make all the tests difficult , I had to try and work out which one would be considered correct

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Post by RHJC » June 18th, 2013, 2:18 pm

Well done ! You are all correct!

And now...another puzzle:
Which dot?

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Post by praChirp » November 2nd, 2013, 12:21 am

Hmm, I've narrowed it down to 3 or 4, but which is it? My guess is 4.

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Post by CalmDragon » November 7th, 2013, 8:48 am

might have been better off with 3.

edit: argh, i see my mistake...
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Post by carolb » November 7th, 2013, 9:43 am

Four? :hmm:

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Post by Hanny » December 2nd, 2013, 11:18 am

I think number four
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