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.

Google Riddles - The Return Flight

Today is more windy than yesterday, will a return flight take the same **time**, less **time**, or the same amount of **time** to complete?
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

The Math Lessons

Ben has math lessons 4 **times** a week. If he has math 8:00 Monday, 9:20 on Tuesday, 10:40 on Wednesday, and 1:20 on Friday, when does Ben have math on Thursday?

Gollum's Riddle

This was Gollum's final riddle from The Hobbit:
"This thing all things devours;
Bird, beasts, trees, flowers;
Gnaws iron, bites steel;
Grinds hard stones to meal;
Slay king, ruins town,
and beats a mountain down."

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?

The One-Sided Toaster

Susan uses a toaster that has 2 slots. The toaster toasts one side of each piece of bread at a **time**, and it takes exactly 1 minute to do so.
If Susan wants to make three pieces of toast, what is the LEAST amount of **time** she needs to toast them on both sides?

The Coin Toss

If you toss a coin 10 **times** and it lands heads up every **time**, what are the chances it will land heads up if you toss it again?

Elephants at the pool

The Hourglasses

If you have an 11 minute and 13 minute hourglass, how can you accurately **time** 15 minutes?

A Man Leaves Home

A man leaves home and turns three **times**, only to return home facing two people wearing masks. Who are they?

Subtracting from 25

Google Riddles - The Big Hand and the Small Hand

What is the angle between the big hand and the small hand when the **time** is 3:15?
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

The Doors of Nine

A new medical building containing 100 offices had just been completed. Mark was hired to paint the numbers 1 to 100 on the doors. How many **times** will Mark have to paint the number nine?

The Benjamin Button Question

Michael was 13 years old in 1980 and 8 years old in 1985. How is it possible?

Google Riddles - The Sand Clocks

You have a 4 minute sand clock and a 7 minute sand clock, you need to measure 9 minutes while using both of them. What's your first move?
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

The Poisoned Dinner

Two girls ate dinner together. They both ordered iced tea.
One girl drank them very fast and finished 5 of them while the second girl finished just one.
The girl who drank one died while the other survived.
All the drinks were poisoned.
How did the girl who drank the most survive?

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?

From Apple-York to Strawberry-Ville

You have been given the task of transporting 3,000 apples 1,000 miles from Apple-York to Strawberry-Ville. Your truck can carry 1,000 apples at a **time**. Every **time** you travel a mile towards Strawberry-Ville you must pay a tax of 1 apple but you pay nothing when going in the other direction (towards Apple-York).
What is highest number of apples you can get to Strawberry-Ville?

The Short Cut and the Train

Walking home one day, you take a short cut along the train tracks. The tracks cross a narrow bridge over a deep gorge. At the point you are 3/8 of the way across the bridge, you hear the train whistle somewhere behind you. You charge across the bridge, and jump off the track as the train is about to run you down. As it happens, if you had gone the other way, you would have reached safety just before being run over as well. If you can run ten miles per hour, how fast is the train moving?

A Hundred Stones

A hundred stones are placed, in a straight line, a yard distant from each other. How many yards must a person walk, who undertakes to pick them up, and place them in a basket stationed one yard from the first stone?

The Car Thief

A car thief, who had managed to evade the authorities in the past, unknowingly took the automobile that belonged to Detective Anderson. The detective wasted no **time** and spared no effort in discovering and carefully examining the available clues. He was able to identify four suspects with certainty that one of them was the culprit.
The four make the statements below. From twelve of total statements, six are true and six false.
Suspect A:
1. C and I have met many **times** before today.
2. B is guilty.
3. The car thief did not know it was the Detective's car.
Suspect B:
1. D did not do it.
2. D's third statement is false.
3. I am innocent.
Suspect C:
1. I have never met A before today.
2. B is not guilty.
3. D knows how to drive.
Suspect D:
1. B's first statement is false.
2. I do not know how to drive.
3. A did it.
Which one is the car thief?

Pizza for Golf

Mickey and Donald decided to take a break from shooting cartoons and played several golf matches against each other in a week.
They played for a pizza at each match, but no pizzas were purchased until the end of the week.
If at any **time** Mickey and Donald had the same number of wins, those pizzas were canceled. Mickey won four matches (but no pizzas), and Donald won three pizzas. How many rounds of golf were played?

Google Riddle - The Phone Number

You want Bob to have your phone number, but for some reason you can't ask him directly. You have to write Bob a note, and pass it to him through Lucy. Lucy can give you a note back with Bob's reply, but you don't want Lucy to know your phone number herself.
What will you write on the note to Bob?

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