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Mind Teasers : Mathematics Shopkeeper Puzzle

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A shopkeeper in order to promote his new shop put a discount of 20% on all the items for one day. Now he must sell the items at original price the other day. By what percentage must he increase the price to original?

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Mind Teasers : Police Investigating Murder Riddle

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A couple went to river rafting on a hill station. Two days after their departure, the husband returned alone. He informed the police that her wife was swept away by the waves and died.

On the next day, police arrived to his doorstep and when he opened the door, they arrested him for murdering his wife. They told him that his travel agent had called them.

He was shocked. How did the travel agent know about the murder? Can you suggest how did he know ?

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Mind Teasers : Probability To Choose Own Toy Brain Teaser

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I bought three toys for my triplet boys (one for each). I placed the toys in the dark store. One by one each boy went to the store and pick the toy. What is the probability that no boy will choose his own toy?

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Mind Teasers : Maths Logical Brain Teaser

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A man of faith visits the holy land where three temple are erected in a row offering a surreal divinity to the place. Awestruck at the sight of the magnificent temples, he visits the first temple where he finds that the number of flowers in his basket increases to double the number as soon as he sets his foot inside the temple. Astonished by the miracle he is completely happy and seeks it as a blessing of his god. He offers a few flowers to the stone idol of god and moves out.

Then he visits the second temple, where the same miracle happens again. The number of flowers in his basket again double up in number. With a smile on his face, he offers a few of flowers to the stone idol again and walks out after praying.

The moment he enters the third temple, the number of flowers increases to double again. Now he feels entirely blessed. He offers all the flowers at the feet of the stone idol and walks out in a moment of bliss.

When he walks out, he has no remaining flowers with him. He offered equal number of flowers at each of the temple. What is the minimum number of flowers he had before entering the first temple? How many flowers did he offer at each temple?

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Mind Teasers : Math Trick Riddle

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Removing one from eleven makes it ten and removing one from nine makes it ten.

Is it even possible?

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Mind Teasers : Smart Trick Puzzle

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A local magician is performing his favorite trick to be under water for approx 10 minutes.

I went to the magician and told him that i can be under the water for 20 minutes.
He laughed and den responded "I will give you 1000 pounds , if you can do this"

I won the bet and get 1000 pounds.

what did i do ?

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Mind Teasers : Smart Tic Tac Toe Brain Teaser

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How will you place six crosses on a Tic Tac Toe board without forming any three-in-a-row combination?

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Mind Teasers : Hardest Chess Problem

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This is a classic chess puzzle and considered to be one of the hardest puzzles in history.
As shown in the picture below, White army is arranged in a classic chess board. You need to add black army i.e
1 king
1 queen
2 rooks
2 bishops
2 knights
8 pawns
in such a way that not a single piece of either color is under attack.

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Mind Teasers : Measure Water Supply Brain Teaser

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You had an infinite supply of water and a 5 ml and 3 ml gallons.

How would you measure exactly 4 ml in least number of steps ?

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Mind Teasers : Classic Lateral Thinking Problem

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There are two glasses in front of you. One of the glasses is full of coke and the other glass is full of lemonade. You take a spoonful of coke and mix it into the glass of lemonade. Now the lemonade glass has a mixture of coke and lemonade. You take a spoonful of that mixture and mix it inside the coke glass.

Now what do you think? - The glass with coke has more quantity of lemonade or the glass with lemonade have more quantity of coke mixed with it?

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Mind Teasers : Maths Magic Riddle

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I can prove why 1 = 2

Step1. Lets say y = x
Step2. Multiply through by x xy = x2
Step3. Subtract y2 from each side xy - y2 = x2 - y2
Step4. Factor each side y(x-y) = (x+y)(x-y)
Step5. Divide both sides by (x-y) y = x+y
Step6. Divide both sides by y y/y = x/y + y/y
Step7. And so... 1 = x/y + 1
Step8. Since x=y, x/y = 1 1 = 1 + 1
Step9. And so... 1 = 2

How is this possible ?

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