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Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Brain teasers...


1. If Picasso is worth 28 and Monet is worth 22, how much is Raphael worth?

2. Which is the odd one out: Thirty-six, Sixty-four, Seventy-two, Twenty-five, Eighty-one?

5 comments:

  1. Anonymous5:15 pm

    1. Er...

    2. Is 72. The others are all squares.

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  2. Anonymous5:43 pm

    1 Is this connected to the board game Masterpiece?

    2 72 isn't a square but that seems a bit too obvious - or is it?

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  3. Clue: you need to write the alphabet in a 3-row grid...

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  4. 1. Is it 28?
    I can make the first 2 work by giving consanants a value of 10 and vowels a value of -4

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  5. Right idea - sort of. Answers above.

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