# Puzzles Questions

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Q:

Can you arrange 9 numerals - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 [using each numeral just once] above and below a division line, to create a fraction equaling to 1/3 [one third]?

$\inline \frac{5832}{17496}=\frac{1}{3}$

Subject: Number Puzzles

2060
Q:

Missing letters puzzle

Explanation:    The diagram contains 3 sets of 4 letters - one set of outer corner letters, one set of inner corner letters, and one set of letters on each side of the square. The numerical values of the letters in each set add up to 40.

1886
Q:

What mathematical symbol can be placed between 5 and 9, to get a number greater than 5 and smaller than 9?

decimal point [i.e, 5.9]

Subject: Number Puzzles

1860
Q:

 A) 11 B) 22 C) 33 D) 32

Explanation:

Add together values in corresponding positions of the top two crosses, and put the result in the lower left cross.

Calculate the difference between values in corresponding positions of the top two crosses, and put the result in the lower right cross.

Finally add together the values in corresponding positions of the lower two crosses to give the values in the central cross

Filed Under: Number Puzzles

24 1834
Q:

Solve the following puzzle

You are going to visit your grandmother on Mother's day. You want to give her two cakes. However, to get to her house you must cross seven bridges. At each bridge is a troll who demands ½ of all of your cakes as the price to pass. However, this troll, being a nice troll, feels bad and gives you back 1 of the cakes that he took.

The puzzle to solve: How many cakes must you leave with to be able to give your grandmother 2 cakes

Do the math and you will see that this puzzle is based on the fact taht $\inline \frac{1}{2}$(2)=1 and 1+1=2