Shave Every **Day**

A Fast Grower

There is a creature which could double its size every **day**. So, if the creature is put in a tank then it will fill the tank in 10 **days**.
How many **days** would it take for the creature to fill a half and how many **days** to fill a quarter of the tank?

Through Cities and **Towns**

A **2** Number Riddle

Take two numbers, such that the square of the first, plus the square of the second, shall equal 8; while the first, plus the product of the first and second, shall equal 6. What are the two numbers?

The Pawn Shop

Jack had only $**2**, but he needed $3 for his cab fare home. He went to a pawn shop and pawned his $**2** for $1.50. Jack then bumped into Don and told him that he would sell him his $**2** pawn ticket for $1.50. Dan agreed. Since Jack started out with $**2**, and he ended up with $3, who is out the extra dollar and why?

Plus vs. Times

Given two 2s, "plus" can be changed to "times" without changing the results: **2** + **2**= **2** x **2**.
The solution with three numbers is easy too: 1 + **2** + 3= 1 x **2** x 3.
Now find the answer for 4 numbers and for 5 numbers.

The Tenth Floor

A man who lives on the tenth floor takes the elevator down to the first floor every morning and goes to work. In the evening, when he comes back, on a rainy **day**, or if there are other people in the elevator, he goes to his floor directly. Otherwise, he goes to the seventh floor and walks up three flights of stairs to his apartment. Why?

A Weird Pattern

123 = 0
4235 = 0
656 = **2**
5390 = **2**
8890 = 6
1001 = **2**
19235 = 1
What is 123456789?

Falls But Never Breaks

My Wall Clock

I have a clock in my house, on the wall.
On a summer's **day** I forgot to wind it and it stopped. Then I went to visit a friend who had a watch that was always right on time. After I **stayed** for a bit, I went home, made a simple alteration and set the clock just right.
Now how did I do this when I had no watch on me to tell how long it took me to come back from my friend's place?

Crossing the Bridge

Four people need to cross a bridge in 17 minutes in the middle of the night. The bridge can only hold two or less people at any time and they only have one flashlight so they must travel together (or alone). The flashlight can only travel with a person so every time it crosses the bridge it must be carried back. Tom can cross in 1 minute, John can cross in **2** minutes, Sally can cross in 5 minutes, and Connor can cross in 10 minutes. If two people cross together they go as fast as the slower person.How can they cross the bridge in 17 minutes or less?

A True Equation

Use the numbers **2**, 3, 4 and 5 and the symbols + and = to make a true equation.
Conditions: Each must be used exactly once and no other numbers or symbols can be used.

Doctor and Bus Driver

A doctor and a bus driver are in love with the same woman, Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long trip that would take a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah 7 apples. Why did he do that?

Square Plus Square

Take two numbers, such that the square of the first, plus the square of the second, shall equal 8; while the first, plus the product of the first and second, shall equal 6. What are the two numbers?

The Unknown traveler

Taking Down 1000

What is the value of 1/**2** of **2**/3 of 3/4 of 4/5 of 5/6 of 6/7 of 7/8 of 8/9 of 9/10 of 1000?

The Magician and the Egg

A magician is standing on a concrete floor holding a raw egg with his hand outstretched.
Without the aid of any other objects, he is able to drop the egg **2** feet without breaking its shell.
How did he do it?

The Two Kids

Mr. Thompson has **2** children. One of them is a boy. What are the odds the second kid is also a boy?

Two girls, same parents...

Two girls have the same parents and were born at the same hour of the same **day** of the same month, but they are not twins. How can this be possible?

21 Going on 24

The **day** before yesterday I was 21, and next year I will be 24. When is my birthday?

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