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Cat, Rat, Hat, and Mat

Mary has a cat, and a rat, and a hat, and a mat.

If the cat is on the mat, and rat is in the hat, but the hat is on the mat, where is the rat? 38 more words

Math Education

Solution to Puzzle #168: Who Gets the Easter Eggs?

This was a very counterintuitive puzzle, and a relatively difficult one, though one does not need to know any specific mathematical construct for it. Only two people (father – daughter pair) got the correct answer – Mahi and Suman Saraf! 301 more words

Alok Goyal

Puzzle #169: Division of a Cake

This is a very old puzzle. I remember this puzzle being asked by my Chemistry teacher in Class XI – Dr. Ravi Gopinath, someone was has had a strong influence in my passion for puzzles. 184 more words

Alok Goyal

Puzzle #166: Donut Sharing

This puzzle is a variation of a puzzle I had posted very early (amongst my first 10 posts). It is very simple, and intended for children. 135 more words

Alok Goyal

Solution to Puzzle #163: The "Hatke" Puzzle

This was a truly “hatke”or a “wierd” puzzle. Unfortunately as it turned out the answer is not very elegant and not very “correct” either. That said, it was a good exercise to exercise the brain, and I got the best attempt from Suman Saraf. 138 more words

Alok Goyal

Puzzle #165: Truth & Lies - 7 of them!

Welcome back, and a very happy new year to all of you. Lets start with a new puzzle before I post solutions to previous problems. I will begin this week with a very nice puzzle from the NSA collection. 218 more words

Alok Goyal