Ok, number one was a good warm up. Here are some more brain teasers!
Pie question
If 1 1/2 men can eat 1 1/2 pies in 1 1/2 minutes, how many pies can 3 men eat in 30 minutes?
Expression
"I will bet you $1" said Ben, "that if you give me $2, I will give you $3 in return."
"Done," replied Bill. What was the end result of the bet?
You have to measure exactly 4 liters of water, but you only have a 3liter bottle and a 5liter bottle.
How do you do it?
The Heavy Coin You have a pile of 24 coins. Twentythree of these coins have the same weight, and one is heavier. Your task is to determine which coin is heavier and do so in the minimum number of weighings. You are given a beam balance (scale), which will compare the weight of any two sets of coins out of the total set of 24 coins.
How many weighings are required to identify the heavier coin?
Whats so special?
What is special about the following sequence of numbers?
8 5 4 9 1 7 6 10 3 2 0
A wealthy rancher tells his two sons to race their horses to a distant city to see who will inherit his fortune. The one whose horse is slower will win. The brothers, after wandering aimlessly for days, ask a wise man for advice. After hearing the advice they jump on the horses and race as fast as they can to the city. What did the wise man say?
If a bottle and a cork cost a dollar and a nickel, and the bottle costs a dollar more than the cork, how much does the cork cost? Running dog.
How far can a dog run into the forest?
What is it?
It occurs once in a minute, twice in a week, and once in a year. What is it?


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