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What is This About Width

What is This About Width

I’m longer than I am wide but I can be wider than I am long.

What am I?

Thank you Jessie for your submission!

Five and Two

Five and Two

Lengths preceding deuce is pent. Shakespeare’s conundrum am I. Though loquacious sounds go on, Dénouement portion is quick.

Thank you Joshua for your submission!

Numismatist Hands Out Cash

Numismatist Hands Out Cash

A numismatist decides to divide his coin collection between his children.

The eldest gets 1/2 of the collection, the next gets 1/4, the next gets 1/5, and the youngest gets the remaining 49 coins.

How many coins are in the collection?

Survivors of the Sinker

Survivors of the Sinker

Many years ago, a cruise liner sank in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

The survivors luckily landed on a remote desert island.

There was enough food for the 220 people to last three weeks.

Six days later a rescue ship appeared, unluckily this ship also sank, leaving an additional 55 people stranded on […]

Decipher This For Me Please

Decipher This For Me Please

At dawn on Monday a snail fell into a bucket that was 12 inches deep.

During the day it climbed up 3 inches, however, during the night it fell back 2 inches.

On what day did the snail finally manage to climb out of the bucket?

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Make This True

Make This True

Which number, when written as words, makes this true:

Cleverly, there are exactly ==?== E’s in this sentence.

Michael Made A Cake

Michael Made A Cake

Michael made a cake, in the shape of a perfect cube, for 64 guests at a recent party.

The inside of the cake was sponge, and he iced the cake with red icing.

He didn’t ice the bottom of the cake.

Michael cut each side of the cake into four equal pieces, making a […]

Just a Math Test

Just a Math Test

Which of these is correct:

Six and six IS eleven or six and six ARE eleven?

Five Digit Number

Five Digit Number

What is the 5-digit number in which:

the sum of the first two digits is one smaller than the third digit the third digit is double the fourth digit the fourth digit is double the last digit the third digit is the product of the fourth and fifth digits the second digit is […]

What A Long Strange Trip

What A Long Strange Trip

Last week, I traveled from Birmingham to Glasgow (via bicycle). On the first day I traveled one quarter of the distance. On day two, I traveled one half of the remaining distance. On day three, I traveled three quarters of the remaining distance. Yesterday I traveled one third of the remaining distance. I now […]