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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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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 : Playing Cards Puzzle

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I purchased five decks of card from the market and mixed them.
Now i have ( 5 * 52 = 260 cards).

What is minimum number of cards, i need to take out from the above 260 cards to guarantee at least one 'four of a kind'.

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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 : Detective Murder Or Suicide Puzzle

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A homicide team enters a crime scene where a dead body of a fat old man lies there on the floor with blood oozing out of his head. The victim is holding a gun and a tape recorder lies there by his side. One of the detective picks up the recorder and plays it "I am tired of this life and hence I have decided to relieve myself from the worldly pains". A gunshot follows the message.

The teams starts investigating a murder investigation.

Why?

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Mind Teasers : Sunday Probability Riddle

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Whats the probability of getting 5 Sunday(my favorite day) in a 31 day month ?

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Mind Teasers : Impossible Maths Science Riddle

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Cindy throws a ball from a 90 feet building. The ball is quite bouncy and when it hits the ground, it bounces back half way up. It keeps bouncing back to half way up.

How many bounces will the ball take before it comes to a permanent halt?

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Mind Teasers : Deductive Logic Problem

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A professor gives a set of three questions to the most brilliant students of his university. You can see the questions in the attached image if required. To his surprise, there are different answers by all three of them. Below are the answers by them:

Student A
1. Two
2. Six
3. Two

Student B
1. Two
2. Three
3. Infinity

Student C
1. One
2. Three
3. Two

Now you have the information that each one of them has given one answer wrong, can you find out the real answers to every problem?

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Mind Teasers : Hidden Bird In Snow Picture Riddle

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Can you find the hidden bird in the picture (winter time) below?

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Mind Teasers : Famous Probability Puzzle

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This is a famous probability puzzle in which you have to choose the correct answer at random from the four options below.
Can you tell us whats the probability of choosing correct answer in this random manner.

1) 1/4
2) 1/2
3) 1
4) 1/4

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Mind Teasers : Statement Puzzle

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Christanio Ronaldo is a strange liar.

He lies on six days of the week, but on the seventh day he always tells the truth.

He made the following statements on three successive days:

Day 1: 'I lie on Monday and Tuesday.'
Day 2: 'Today, it's Thursday, Saturday, or Sunday.'
Day 3: 'I lie on Wednesday and Friday.'

On which day does Christanio Ronaldo tell the truth?

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