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.

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?

Taking Down 1000

The Weight of Soap

We have two soap of equal weights and a **3**/4 pound weight.
However, after using **1**/4 of soap we place all three objects on balance as On one side of balance we place one soap (unused) and on another side, we placed used soap (i.e **3**/4th of soap) and **3**/4 pound weight.
**What** is the soap weight?

5 Gallons and **3** Gallons.

There is a 5 gallon and a **3** gallon bottle. You also have a hose with unlimited water. How are you gonna make the 5 gallon have 4 gallons using your items?
(You don't know the exact dimensions of a gallon)

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?

Half a Hole

If it takes **3** people to dig **1** hole how many people does it takes for **1**/**2** an hole?

Two For the **Company** and Three for the Crowd

If you're **8** feet away from a door and with each move you advance half the distance to the door. How many moves will it take to reach the door?

How Many Animals Are Going to the River?

Between **3** and 4

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.

Product Equals Sum

An Egg to a Friend

Mike has some chickens that have been laying him plenty of eggs. He wants to give away his eggs to several of his friends, but he wants to give them all the same number of eggs. He figures out that he needs to give 7 of his friends eggs for them to get the same amount, otherwise there is **1** extra egg left.
**What** is the least number of eggs he needs for this to be true?

Part Chicken, Part Goat, Part Cat

A Weird Pattern

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

Three Daughters and Three Clues

A man has three daughters. A second, intelligent man, asked him the ages of his daughters. The first man told him that the product of their ages (them all multiplied together,) was 36. After thinking the second man was unable to find the answer and asked for another clue. The first man replies the sum of their ages is equal to his house door number. Still the second man was unable to answer and asked for another clue. The first man told him that his youngest daughter had blue eyes, and suddenly second man gave the correct answer. **What** were the ages of the first man's **3** children?

Animals on the Bed

You enter a room and notice a bed. There are **3** dogs, **2** cats, **1** goat, 4 crows, and a goose on the bed. In addition, **3** sparrows are flying around the bed.
How many LEGS are there on the floor?

The Wedding Shower Present

Janie's friends were chipping in to buy her a wedding shower present. At first, 10 friends chipped in, but **2** of them dropped out. Each of the **8** had to chip in another dollar to bring the amount back up. How much money did they plan to collect?

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