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Three Piles of Coins

Three piles of coins are placed in front of you, which respectively contain 11, 7 and 6 coins. You are to obtain three piles with eight coins each. The rule is that you can only move the same number of … Continue reading

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Age Conundrum

“Can you tell me about the ages of the new caretakers, the Jones family?” asked the math student Lanoo of his teacher Orion. “Yes, I will be happy to. Perhaps you won’t be so pleased,” smiled Orion, “when smoke starts … Continue reading

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