Math Puzzles

The Pardoner’s Puzzle

Are you ready for another brain teaser? You’re in for a treat. The gentle Pardoner […] produced the accompanying plan, and said that it represented sixty-four towns through which he had to pass during some of his pilgrimages, and the lines connecting them were roads. He explained that the puzzle was to start from the …

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Cover-up Solution

Check the original puzzle here. No. Color the squares as shown. Now each tile must cover a blue, a yellow, and a red square. If we’re to cover the figure completely, then it must contain an equal number of squares of each color. But it contains 17 blue squares, 18 yellow squares, and 19 red …

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The Weaver’s Puzzle

Here is one of the hardest puzzles you will see on the internet today. Can you figure out what’s the correct solution or will you just check for the correct answer? When the Weaver brought out a square piece of beautiful cloth, daintily embroidered with lions and castles, as depicted in the illustration, the pilgrims …

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Glass Half Full Riddle

Are you up for another riddle? Do you see the glass half empty of half full? You are in an empty room and you have a transparent glass of water. The glass is a right cylinder, and it looks like it’s half full, but you’re not sure. How can you accurately figure out whether the …

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