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Mind Teasers : Quick Thinking Maths Problem

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A petri dish kept in a lab has a colony of healthy bacteria. Every bacterium divides itself into two in exactly two minutes. Now the colony started with a single cell at 2 pm. If the petri dish was exactly half full of bacteria at 3 pm, when will the dish become full of bacteria?

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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 : Playing Cards Logic Riddle

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Dr. Watson has a new card puzzle for Sherlock Holmes. He picks four cards out of the pack of 52 cards and lays them face down on the table. He offers four hints to Sherlock.
1) The left card can’t be greater than the one on right.
2) The difference between the first card and third card equals to eight.
3) None of the Ace is present
4) No face card has been included i.e. no queen king and jacks.
5) The difference between the second and fourth card is 7.
Sherlock smiles and tells all the four cards to Dr. Watson.

Can you tell the four cards?

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Mind Teasers : Box Ball Logic Problem

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There are three bags.The first bag has two blue rocks. The second bag has two red rocks. The third bag has a blue and a red rock. All bags are labeled but all labels are wrong.You are allowed to open one bag, pick one rock at random, see its color and put it back into the bag, without seeing the color of the other rock.

How many such operations are necessary to correctly label the bags ?

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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 : Logic Problem Brain Teaser

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The world is facing a serious viral infection. The government of various countries have issued every citizen two bottles. You as well have been given the same. Now one pill from each bottle is to be taken every day for a month to become immune to the virus. The problem is that if you take just one, or if you take two from the same bottle, you will die a painful death.

While using it, you hurriedly open the bottles and pour the tablets in your hand. Three tablets come down in your hand and you realize they look exactly the same and have same characteristics. You can’t throw away the pill as they are limited and you can’t put them back or you may put it wrong and may die someday.

How will you ensure that you are taking the right pill?

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Mind Teasers : Logic Fruits Riddle

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There is a box full of fruits,
all but two are grapes,
all but two are apples,
and all but two are oranges.

How many fruits are in the box ?

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Mind Teasers : May The Fastest Car Win

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John is out with his class of 25 boys to a local park. Each guy has a remote controlled car with them. The park has a racetrack that allows 5 cars to be raced at once. Their teacher, Mr. Ted, declares that the top three fastest cars get ice cream.

How many races are required to determine the 3 fastest cars?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Glass Riddle

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Six identical glasses are in a row.
The first three glasses are filled with juice, and the last three glasses are empty.
By moving only one glass, can you arrange them so that the full and the empty glasses are alternate?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Bank Brain Teaser

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A bank customer had Rs.100 in his account. He then made 6 withdrawals, totaling Rs.. He kept a record of these withdrawals, and the balance remaining in the account, as follows:

Withdrawals Balance left
Rs.50 Rs.50
Rs.25 Rs.25
Rs.10 Rs.15
Rs.8 Rs.7
Rs.5 Rs.2
Rs.2 Rs.0
Rs.100 Rs.99


Why are the Totals not exactly right ?

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Mind Teasers : Be Detective And Find The Thief Puzzle

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You need to be a detective and need to find the thief in the puzzle below?

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