Saturday, March 04, 2006

Great Brain Teasers

Hi everyone, here are 3 great brain teasers for all of you and I'll put the answers as an comment on friday. Hope you all enjoy it!!!

1) Question: There are 2 dogs in each corner of a room shaped like an octagon.How many dogs are in the room?

2) Question: If 2 karms equal 4 foz, and 1 foz equals 3 burs, how many karms are 24 burs?

3) Question: One day a slug fell into a hole that was 19 feet deep. Each day he climbed up 4 feet. At night, he slid down 2 feet. How many days did it take him to climb out of the hole?
HAVE FUN SOLVING THEM!!!!




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6 Comments:

At 5:33 PM, Blogger Levi said...

1) Question: There are 2 dogs in each corner of a room shaped like an octagon. How many dogs are in the room?

2) Question: If 2 karms equal 4 foz, and 1 foz equals 3 burs, how many karms are 24 burs?

3) Question: One day a slug fell into a hole that was 19 feet deep. Each day he climbed up 4 feet. At night, he slid down 2 feet. How many days did it take him to climb out of the hole?

Q #1
There are 2 dogs in each corner since there are 8 corners in an octagon...
Answer: There are 16 dogs in the room

Q #2
1 foz= 3 burs
2 karms= 4 foz
4 karms= 8 foz

4 foz= 12 burs
4 karms= 24 burs
Answer: 4 karms are 24 burs

Q #3

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-the line represents each day that he climbed up 4 feet
. the dot represents each night he slid down 2 feet

Steps:
-climbed up to 15, slid down to 17= 1 day
- climbed up to 13, slid down to 15= 2 days
-climbed up to 11, slid down to 13=3 days
-climbed up to 9, slid down to 11 =4 days
-climbed up to 7, slid down to 9= 5 days
-climbed up to 5, slid down to 7= 6 days
-climbed up to 3, slid down to 5= 7 days
-climbed up to 1, slid down to 3= 8 days
-climbed up to 1= 9 days
Answer: The slug took 9 days to climb out of the hole.

 
At 5:33 PM, Blogger Levi said...

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At 6:21 PM, Blogger Curly Boo Johnson said...

that was fun

 
At 8:48 AM, Blogger -rain- said...

1) Question: There are 2 dogs in each corner of a room shaped like an octagon.How many dogs are in the room?

- 16 dogs

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2) Question: If 2 karms equal 4 foz, and 1 foz equals 3 burs, how many karms are 24 burs?

- 4 karms

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3) Question: One day a slug fell into a hole that was 19 feet deep. Each day he climbed up 4 feet. At night, he slid down 2 feet. How many days did it take him to climb out of the hole?

- 10 days

 
At 7:53 PM, Blogger Mr. Reece said...

I'm quite impressed that some of you spent time solving these brain teasers.

Congrats

Mr. R

 
At 5:38 PM, Blogger   maaayne said...

greaaaaaat braain teasers thyrzzamaay (:

 

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