Being honest, i dont know the answer to the question about 1,2 etc....I do know these answers.
How did you do?
A wise man bequeathed 17 camels to his three sons,
stipulating that the eldest receive a half, the middle
one a third and the youngest a ninth. Luckily, a
passer-by had heard this old chestnut, and so lent his
camel while they made the division. They now had 18 so
the eldest received nine camels, the middle son six and
the youngest two. This came to 17, so they were then
able to return the camel they had borrowed.
Had the will been carried out, and why?
OK - here's a really easy one to start you off for the
Backup tapes for a company are kept securely locked in a
safe. The combination is a 14-digit number comprising
two 7s separated by seven digits, two 6s separated by
six digits, two 5s separated by five digits and so on,
all the way down to a pair of 1s with a single digit
between. Complete the number, given that it does not end
in 1. 536***********
Example: Twelve cricketers are standing in a circle. One
is holding a ball. The one with the ball throws it to
the person 3 away to his left (i.e. passing 2 people).
The catcher does the same and so on. Work out - Does
every cricketer catch the ball? If the step length was
different (say 4 instead of 3) would all the cricketers
touch the ball?
Question to be answered: What is the principle that
would allow you to predict for any size of circle and
any step length whether all the cricketers would touch
When Dawn got on a tram at Manchester Picadilly she
noticed, as you do, that the tramcar's four-digit number
was equal to 2/3 of the number you obtained if you
reversed the order of its digits. What was the tram's