Mathematical Puzzle

Two cyclists began a run, one starting from Delhi and the other starting from Agra. When the riders were 180 miles apart, a fly took an interest. Starting on one cyclists shoulder, the fly flew ahead to meet the other cyclist. After reaching him the fly then turned around and yet back.
The restless fly continued to shuttle back and fourth until the pair met; then settled on the nose of one rider. The flys speed was 30 mph. Each cyclist speed was 15 mph.
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A girl is twice as old as her brother and half as old as her father. In 50 years, her brother will be half as old as his father.
How old is the daughter now ?
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A Cow is tied to a rope 4 meters long and the Cow food is 16 metres away from the Cow. How did the Cow reach the food ?
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One is to three as three is to five and five is to four and four is the magic number.
What is the pattern?
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A number has three digits. The sum of the three digits equals 36 times of the number. Seven times the left digit plus 9 is equal to 5 times the sum of the two other digits. 8 times the second digit minus 9 is equal to the sum of the first and third.
What is the number ?
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Respected by few, Feared and hated by many. Mistress of the entire universal reason, Master in the art of numbers. Some may have solved many of your mysteries, But there still much of them to find. What are they?
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There are three (3) digits. The tens place is 3 more than the ones place. The hundreds place is 2 more than the tens place. What is the number ?
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When they started off on the great annual picnic every wagon in town was pressed into service, each one carrying the same number of people.
Half way to the picnic ground ten wagons broke down, so it was necessary for each of the remaining wagons to carry one more person.
When they started for home it was discovered that fifteen more wagons were out of commission, so on the return trip there were three persons more in each wagon than when they started out in the morning.
How many people attended the great annual picnic?
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My goal is to have $12. If I save $1 a month then it will take me 12 months to save $12. If I save $2 a month then it will take me 6 months to save $12. What if I saved $1.50 each month? How many months would it take me to save $12?
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While enjoying a giddy ride at the carousel Sammy propounded a puzzle which reflects much credit to his mental abilities.
“One third of the number of kids riding ahead of me, added to threequarter of those riding behind me gives the correct number of children on this MerryGoRound” is the way he puts it; but it will puzzle you quite a little to tell just how many riders there were at this whirling circus.View SolutionSubmit Solution 422 views
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