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This week's Friday Puzzle

If two typists can type two pages in two minutes, how many typists will it take to type eighteen pages in six minutes?

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Friday Puzzle (13/11/2020)

At this moment in time, Ravi is 41 years old and his son is 20 years old.

How many years ago was Ravi 4 times as old as his son?

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Friday Puzzle (06/11/2020)

In a small herd of 12 cows, some are nine years old and some are eleven years old.

The total of their ages is 122.

How many cows are aged nine?

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Friday Puzzle (30/10/2020)

Mary can mow the lawn in 3 hours, it takes Micky 5 hours to mow the lawn.
If they work together, how long will it take them to do the job?

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Friday Puzzle (23/10/2020)

In a strange duel, two men starting at the same point are instructed to walk 12 paces in the opposite direction, then turn left and walk a further 5 paces. At this point what is the distance between them? (They have equal paces!)

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Friday Puzzle (16/10/2020)

All of the ODD numbers from 1 - 999 inclusive are added together.

What is their total?

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Friday Puzzle (09/10/2020)

A positive whole number less than 100 has:

remainder 2 when divided by 3,

remainder 3 when divided by 4,

remainder 4 when divide by 5.

What is the number?

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Friday Puzzle (02/10/2020)

beebee + snail = 19

snailsnail + snail = 21

spiderbee+ snail = 15

snailspider × bee = ?

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Friday Puzzle (25/09/2020)

Cats have 4 legs, beetles have 6 legs and spiders 8 legs.

I have three times as many cats as spiders.

I have four times as many beetles as spiders.

The number of legs add to 132.

How many of each do I have?

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Friday Puzzle (18/09/2020)

The area of the yellow is equal to the area of the red.

four rectangles

Find the missing length.

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