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Offline DR M

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Re: ... Puzzle games!
« Reply #30 on: January 17, 2016, 05:38:50 PM »
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Well, yes! You are a mathematician, Sir!  :)

I don't think I'll find something to make it difficult for you! Although, I'll give it a try.  ;D

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Re: ... Puzzle games!
« Reply #31 on: February 12, 2016, 01:44:05 PM »
What about this one:



What is the number where the car is parked?

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Re: ... Puzzle games!
« Reply #32 on: February 12, 2016, 04:26:43 PM »
Numbers on parking places are normally sequential, and oriented to be viewed from the aisle. To read them in the above, you need to turn the picture upside down.
You get...

86, car, 88, 89, 90, 91
The number under the car is 87

Disclaimer: I'm not literate in whatever language that is. I assumed, they want you to guess the number under the car.

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« Reply #33 on: February 12, 2016, 04:46:26 PM »
Disclaimer: I'm not literate in whatever language that is. I assumed, they want you to guess the number under the car.

Yes, it's Greek. That is why I wrote under the picture the question in English.

Well, now, I suppose that the only puzzle remaining, is my computer's foolishness!!! Can you say why ''she'' so problematic?  :o

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Re: ... Puzzle games!
« Reply #34 on: March 29, 2016, 06:57:57 PM »
Peter is copying of John and John is copying of Jack. Peter is a good student, but Jack is not. Is a good student copying of a student who is not good?

    A: Yes
    B: No
    C: Cannot be determined

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« Reply #35 on: April 01, 2016, 11:29:42 PM »
C. Can not be determine
John's skills as a student are unknown.

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« Reply #36 on: April 02, 2016, 01:26:32 PM »
C. Can not be determine
John's skills as a student are unknown.

We don't know, but this info is not necessary.  :)

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« Reply #37 on: April 03, 2016, 04:09:37 PM »
Pete!, are you here??  :)

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« Reply #38 on: April 03, 2016, 04:43:18 PM »
Pete!, are you here??  :)
I deliberately didn't answer this one because, it can be looked at in different ways, depending on how you interpret it.

Literal interpretation - "Unknown" because the good student is copying from a student of unknown capabilities.

Results oriented interpretation - "From a poor student", because that's where the work originated.

It could also be argued that a "good student" would not be cheating, and that the original premises are flawed. A poor student is copying from another poor student, who in turn copied from the only student who didn't cheat.

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« Reply #39 on: April 03, 2016, 05:05:06 PM »
You have to take it as a math logic problem. Don't try to interpret the scenario with any other kind of logic.

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Re: ... Puzzle games!
« Reply #40 on: April 05, 2016, 10:47:49 AM »
THE PROBLEM:

Peter is copying of John and John is copying of Jack. Peter is a good student, but Jack is not. Is a good student copying of a student who is not good?

    A: Yes
    B: No
    C: Cannot be determined

THE SOLUTION:

The most common answer to this problem is C (cannot be determined), because we don't know John's skills.

BUT:

Do we need this information?

There are two possibilities about John's skills: being a good student or not.

If he is a good student, then he is copying of Jack who is not, so the answer is A (YES).

If he is not a good student, then Peter, who is a good student, is copying of him, so the answer is A again (YES).

Conclusion: The answer is A (YES). Information about John's skills is not necessary.    :)




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Re: ... Puzzle games!
« Reply #41 on: June 16, 2016, 06:02:40 PM »
Hello, LzD Friends. How are you?? Here is summer again.  :)

This is another puzzle for everyone:

I hope that yesterday was tomorrow, so today was Saturday...
What day I did this statement??

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« Reply #42 on: June 16, 2016, 06:52:37 PM »
Monday

If it's Monday, yesterday was Sunday
If Sunday could be tomorrow, today would become Saturday (what's being wished for).

BTW: The diction of the question makes it confusing. (Was this a translation)?
I assumed you meant "On what day did I make this statement?"

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« Reply #43 on: June 16, 2016, 09:36:24 PM »
I refuse to play/comment until the syntax is correct.  ;)
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« Reply #44 on: June 17, 2016, 05:34:45 PM »
Monday

If it's Monday, yesterday was Sunday
If Sunday could be tomorrow, today would become Saturday (what's being wished for).

BTW: The diction of the question makes it confusing. (Was this a translation)?
I assumed you meant "On what day did I make this statement?"

Actually, I copied it from a site and I didn't notice that there was a mistake. I apologize for the confusion. English is not my strength.  :)
And yes, the correct answer is Monday.  :D

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