Magic
Triangle Answer
There are several combinations that will work. Here's one that works
using the side sum of nine.
Pizza
By the Slice
Imagine a large round pizza that has just come out of the oven.
Using only three cuts, how can you divide this pie into eight equal
pieces? HINT: Don't worry about the mess!
Use
your knife to cut the circular pie in half along its diameter. Then,
stack one half on top of the other. Divide the half circles with
a single cut through two layers. Now, stack all four wedgeshaped
sections together. A single cut through the middle of the stack
creates eight, equalsized slices.
Toothpick
Tricks Answer
Position
toothpicks in the pattern shown here. Remove six toothpicks and
leave only three complete squares behind. HINT: the squares can
be of any size.
More
Toothpicks Answer
You need to constuct a 3D pyramid structure with one of the original
triangles becoming the pyramid's base. The remaining three toothpicks
form the edges of the three vertical sides that rise up from the
desktop.
Measuring
Mania Answer
Fill the 3cup container with water. Pour this water into the 5cup
container. Again fill the 3cup container with water. Pour this
water into the 5cup until it fills with water. The water volume
that remains in the 3cup container is equal to exactly one cup.
Moldy
Math Answer
Day 27. Since it doubles size every day, on the day prior to covering
the whole surface, the mold encrusted half the surface.
