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Mind Teasers : Hard Probability Question

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Imagine a situation in your mind. You are playing a coin game with your friend where you have pre-decided the sequence that you require. The coin is fair and you both keep tossing it till you get the desired sequence.

The predefined sequence for you is H T H.
The predefined sequence for your friend is H T T.

You keep tossing the coin and writing it down till you get the required sequence. You play several games and at the end, the one with the average score less will win.

Game 1 result:
You: H T T H T H
Your score: 6
Your friend: H T H H H T H H T T
Your friends' score: 10

Game 2 result:
You: T T H T T H H T H
Your score: 9
Your friend: T T H H T H T T
Your friends' score: 8

Game 3 result:
You: T T H H T H
Your score: 6
Your friend: H H T H T T
Your friends' score: 6

Now, after playing 3 games, your score is 7 (average) and your friend's score is 8 (average). Assume that you keep playing like this for several many games, what of the following outcomes are you expecting at the end?
a) Your average score is lower and you win.
b) Your friend's average score is lower and he wins.
c) Both have equal scores and the match ties.

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Mind Teasers : Toothpick Donkey Puzzle

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The toothpicks in the picture have been arranged to form a donkey shaped figure. You have to move two matchsticks in a way that the entire shape is rotated / reflected while being intact. Also, you can't change the tail's direction it should be pointing up.

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Mind Teasers : Homicide Detective Puzzle

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A homicide detective is called at a crime scene. A man is lying dead in front of the building and seeking the position of the windows on the building and the position in which the body is lying, it is evident that the man jumped out from one of them and committed suicide.

The detective asks his team to collect the traces if they can find any on the body and heads towards the building. He goes to the first floor and towards the room that is on the front side. Inside the room, he lights a cigarette, walks towards the window facing the dead body, opens the window and throws out the cigarette. He then goes to the second floor and repeats the same process.

He keeps doing the same thing till he is done with all the floors and then takes the lift to the ground floor. Upon reaching there, he informs the team that it is not a suicide but a murder.

While the whole team is shocked to hear the revelation, he lights another cigarette and takes a hard puff.

How do you think he found out that it was a not a suicide?

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Mind Teasers : Palindrome Number Riddle

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There can be myriad ways to create a palindrome. One day, I thought of making my own palindrome. I thought of a number and then decided to add the reversed number to it. Sadly, I did not get a palindrome.

So I kept repeating this step and eventually I succeeded in creating a palindrome. I don't know if you can always create a palindrome using this method but I was able to generate one of four digits.

Can you tell me the number at which I started?

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Mind Teasers : Pattern Series Picture Puzzle

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Use the logical reasoning to find out the missing piece in the picture given with this question.
Find the logic in the figure given and find out the missing one.

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Mind Teasers : Floating Fish MatchStick Riddle

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As shown in the image below, group of fishes are swimming from left to right. By moving just three matchsticks, can you make fishes from right to left?

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Mind Teasers : Math Picture Brain Teaser

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In the photo attached with this question, you have to place the numbers from 1 to 19 in the circles such that if we add up any side of the triangle, the sum is 17.

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Mind Teasers : Awesome Probability Logic Riddle

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You need to divide 50 marbles(25-red and 25-blue) into two boxes such that the probability of picking red marble is maximized.

Following conditions need to hold true :
1. None of box is empty
2. All the marbles must be in one of two boxes.

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Mind Teasers : Weight Balance Riddle

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You can place weights on both side of weighing balance and you need to measure all weights between 1 and 1000. For example if you have weights 1 and 3,now you can measure 1,3 and 4 like earlier case, and also you can measure 2,by placing 3 on one side and 1 on the side which contain the substance to be weighed. So question again is how many minimum weights and of what denominations you need to measure all weights from 1kg to 1000kg.

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Mind Teasers : Maths Logical Problem

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The digits 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) can be rearranged into 3628800 distinct 10 digits numbers.

How many of these numbers are prime ?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Logic Picture Grid Problem

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We have 4 blue, 4 red, 4 green and 4 yellow hats. All the hats must be labelled with an arithmetic sign – ‘+’, ‘-‘, ‘x’ or ‘/’ in a manner that one sign is used on a particular color only once. Now these hats must be arranged in a 4x4 grid in a manner that no two rows or columns have a repeating color or sign.

To give you a kick start, we have arranged 4 hats in the grid. Can you place the rest of them ?

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