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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]?

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Subject: Number Puzzles

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How many letters of the word FAINTS, will their order in the word and that when the letters are arranged in the alphabetical order, remain the same?

A) Two B) One
C) Three D) Nil
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Two

Explanation:

When the letters are arranged in the alphabetical order, two remains the same.

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Filed Under: Math Puzzles

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Q:

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

Answer

decimal point [i.e, 5.9]

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Subject: Number Puzzles

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How many minutes is it until six o’clock if fifty minutes ago it was four times as many minutes past three o’clock?

Answer Twenty-six minutes.
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Subject: Clock puzzles

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Q:

In a game of whist, GEORGE partnered MARY, while TED had to select a partner from ANN, EDNA, JOAN or ANGELA. Whom did he choose?

Answer

Ans: ANN.


 


Sol.Give each letter a number according to its position in the alphabet.


TED =20+5+4(29)


ANN=1+14+14(29)


(George  and Mary each add to 57).

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Subject: Word Puzzles

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