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Mind Teasers : Where Is The Missing Dollar

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Your mother gave you Dollar 300 to buy some household goodies from the market. The goodies cost just Dollar 295. So, the shopkeeper gave you Dollar 5 back. Seeking the opportunity to buy something, you bought two candies for yourself worth Dollar 2 and gave back Dollar 3 to your mother.

Now, your mother gave you Dollar 300 and got back Dollar 3 back. In this manner, she paid just Dollar 297 on the goodies and you spent Dollar 2 on candies.
So where is the remaining one Dollar ?

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Mind Teasers : The Hundred Number Puzzle

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We can create number 100 by using all numbers, i.e.0123456789 and mathematical operators (+/-) in many ways.
Example
98 + 7 + 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 + 2 - 1 = 100

But if we add a condition that the use of the number 21 is the must. Then there are only a few solutions.

One of such solution is:
98 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 + 3 + 21 = 100

Can you tell any other solution?

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Mind Teasers : Magician Cards Riddle

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A magician has four playing cards in random order in his hand ( 3 4 5 and 6)

Magician wishes them placed in ascending order from his left to his right.

* To do this, he pulls the leftmost card (from viewer perspective) and puts it end.
* He then takes the third card from the right (from viewer perspective) and puts it in end.

What is the original order of the cards from magician perspective?

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Mind Teasers : Nice Mathematics Riddle

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Aishwarya Rai walks into a bank to cash out her check.
By mistake the bank teller gives her dollar amount in change, and her cent amount in dollars.
On the way home she spends 5 cent, and then suddenly she notices that she has twice the amount of her check.

How much was her check amount ?

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Mind Teasers : Short Story Mystery Puzzle

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A Japanese ship was making its way through the Arabian Sea. The captain felt like taking a bath and thus went to the bathroom after removing his Rolex watch and gold bracelet. When he returned back from the bathroom, he found out that his valuables were missing.

He suspected five of his crew members. He called them in and asked all of them what they were doing for the last 15 minutes. They replied as follows:parachute
The French cook (with a butcher knife): I was in fridge room getting meat for cooking.
The German Engineer (with some tools in hand): I was working on the generator engine.
The Bangladeshi seaman (empty handed): I was on the mast correcting the flag which was upside down by mistake.
The American Radio officer (with his headphones in hand): I was messaging to company that we will reach the port in the next two days that is Friday morning at 1100 hrs.
The Indian navigation officer (empty handed): I was taking a nap before my night watch began.

Upon hearing all of them, the captain found out who was the thief. How did he know that? Who is the thief?

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Mind Teasers : Cricket Riddle

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Two batsman each on 94 runs. Seven runs needed to win in last 3 balls. Both make 100*. How?

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Mind Teasers : River Crossing Brain Teaser

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River Thames needs to be crossed by Mr. Father, Mrs. Mother, A Thug, A Policeman, 2 dogs and 2 Cats. There is only one boat, which can carry only two people (or a person and an animal or two animals) at a time. Only the humans (excluding the thug) know how to operate the boat. The boat must travel back and forth across the river in order to pick up all of the people and animals.
Following rules must be followed at all times:
Mr. Father: Mr. Father cannot stay with any of the cats, without Mrs. Mother's presence.
Mrs. Mother: Mrs. Mother cannot stay with any of the dogs, without Mr. Father's presence.
Thug: The thug cannot stay with anyone, if the policeman is not there.
Policeman Allowed to travel with everyone.
2 Dogs, 2 Cats: Not allowed to travel without a human, or be in the presence of the thug without the policeman's supervision.
The dogs are not allowed to be in the presence of Mrs. Mother without the supervision of Mr. Father.
Similarly, The cats are not allowed to be in the presence of Mr. Father without the supervision of Mrs. Mother.
Both the dogs and cats are allowed to be unsupervised (provided the other rules are satisfied.)
How will everyone get to the other side of the river Thames? None of the rule can be broken, and all rules apply on the boat as well as on the land.

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Mind Teasers : Math Brain Teaser High School

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There are two natural numbers whose sum is less than hundred and both of them are greater than one. Two friends Leena and Nadia knows the product and sum of the numbers respectively.

Both of them are exchanging the following statements:

Leena: I don’t know the numbers.
Nadia: "I knew you wouldn't be. I am not aware myself."
Leena: "Now I am sure I know the numbers!"
Nadia: "Now I am sure I know the numbers too!"

Can you find the two numbers?

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Mind Teasers : Matchsticks Picture Brain Teaser

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In the figure given below, you can see that there are five squares. Supposedly if this figure is formed using different matchsticks (refer the slight gap between matchsticks), can you remove just two matchsticks so that only two squares remain ?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Murder Puzzle

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Four kids having five rocks each were playing a game in which they need to throw the rock at solid area in the water.

Kid1: Succeeded in throwing three rocks at solid area but one of the rock sunk.

Kid3: His aim was so bad that all rocks got sunk.

Kid4: He was awesome and none of the rocks got sunk.

Kid2 was the winner but was struck by a rock in the head and died.

Who killed Kid2 ?

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Mind Teasers : Very Hard Math Question

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There stand nine temples in a row in a holy place. All the nine temples have 100 steps climb. A fellow devotee comes to visit the temples. He drops a Re. 1 coin while climbing each of the 100 steps up. Then he offers half of the money he has in his pocket to the god. After that, he again drops Re. 1 coin while climbing down each of the 100 steps of the temple.

If he repeats the same process at each temple, he is left with no money after climbing down the ninth temple. Can you find out the total money he had with him initially?

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