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Lots of eights brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 30 May 2018 | 0 comments

I want to find a number that is divisible by three. I also want all of its digits to be 8s. Does my number exist?

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Half of 12 brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 16 May 2018 | 0 comments

You probably know that half of 12 is six. But the other day, I caught a glimpse of a clock peeking between buildings. At that moment, I noticed that sometimes, half of 12 is seven. How is this possible?

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Square and cube number brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 2 May 2018 | 3 comments

When you multiply a whole number by itself, you get a square number. When you take three copies of a whole number and multiply them all together, you get a cube number. There’s only one two digit number that is both a square and a cube. Can you work out what number it is?

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Jenny’s building site brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 18 April 2018 | 3 comments

Jenny’s hard at work on a building site. This problem will tax her brain as well as her brawn!

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Terri’s transport brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 4 April 2018 | 0 comments

Terri’s just about to leave to go to a party. She’s trying to work out whether to walk or ride her bike. If she walks at a brisk pace of 5 kilometres per hour, she’ll be an hour late. If she rides her bike at 10 kilometres per hour, she’ll be an hour early!

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Coded message brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 21 March 2018 | 4 comments

You’ve just received a secret coded message: AD, BA, BH, CE, DB, DI, EF You know it follows a pattern, but can you work out what pair of letters come next?