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Solution to Puzzle #32: Removing the Coins

This was a relatively simple puzzle, though surprisingly I got very few answers – I guess people do not like geometric puzzles as much. I got three correct answers this time, including the one from Arushi (my 6 year old) … Continue reading

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Solution to Puzzle #22: Cutting the Cube

Many people came back with correct answers to the puzzle, though I was disappointed that only adults attempted it, I wish that some of you had shared this with your children! Congratulations again to Ruchir Godura in being the first … Continue reading

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Solution to Puzzle #21: Stuck on the Roof

Apologies for the delayed posting of the solution – I was on vacation on both of the previous weekends, traveling outside the country. As I mentioned in the puzzle, this was a lateral thinking puzzle. The first person to answer … Continue reading

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Solution to Puzzle #20: The Monty Hall Problem

This is a very tantalizing puzzle. At the outset it is very difficult to see why the odds should be different than 50-50. Thanks to everyone who responded, and there were many who did. The answer goes as follows: Contestants … Continue reading

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Solution to Puzzle #19: Find the Average Salary

This puzzle generated more responses than any of the other puzzles I have sent to date – thanks for the overwhelming response. What was more heartening was the creativity of the different solutions I received. In the solution, therefore, I … Continue reading

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Solution to Puzzle #18: Who Will Win The Game

I got two correct answers for the puzzle – no surprise that Tishyaa was one of them, and I also got an answer from Alok Kuchlous immediately after I posted the puzzle – thanks! The answer was relatively simple – … Continue reading

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Solution to Puzzle #16: Crossing the Desert

This is probably one of the tougher puzzles, and the responses indicate the same. I got only one answer for the puzzle, and once again, from Tishyaa – Thank you Tishyaa! 1. For the simpler puzzle, One needs to to … Continue reading

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