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1) I am 200% of a penny, 25% of a nickel, 118.4% of a dime, 111.4% of a quarter, and 10% of a half dollar. What am I and how did you arrive at that conclusion?

2) What is the longest word to have ever graced the English language that consists only of vowels?

3) What's with the following group of words?

mount, right, left, roll, mote, lick,

lass, over, rate, aunt, rill, arch,

oral, ever, pine, rice, tip, each,

team, rash, sage, ouch, edge, ray,

earn, any

4)Which of the following numbers is the odd one out and why?

16435934

51966

14600926

14613198

13286381

47838

11649182

48813

5)Two squares each 17cm by 17cm are drawn randomly inside a square measuring 1m by 1m.

The edges of the two smaller squares are both parallel and perpendicular to the edges of the large square.

What is the exact probability the two smaller squares overlap (or touch)?

6)Professor Uchiha, the self-proclaimed "Master of Mathology", has discovered a mathematical correlation with some of the figures of Roman mythology. Make the following equation correct by replacing each letter with a single digit from 1 to 9. Each letter can represent only one numeral, and each numeral can only be represented by one letter. There are no leading 0's! And there are two possible solutions.

SATURN + VENUS + CERES = VULCAN

7)Find meaning in the following:

Hand a hand a hand a hand and hand a hand a hand a hand.

8)If one is two, six is ten, and five is zero, what's seven?

9)What's the following mess mean?

X Go^Go^Go^Go^Go^Go --> Criminal/Evidence/Lower forelegs.

10)A word containing vowels is called vocalic. A trans-vocalic word contains all the vowels: a, e, i, o, u, in order. Be a bit abstemious and without providing any facetious answers, I challenge you to find the shortest trans-vocalic word in the English language.

1) I am 200% of a penny, 25% of a nickel, 118.4% of a dime, 111.4% of a quarter, and 10% of a half dollar. What am I and how did you arrive at that conclusion?

A: a nickel - Armax

2) What is the longest word to have ever graced the English language that consists only of vowels?

A: uoiauai (a Brazilian dialect) - devils mistress, second place: euouae (a medieval musical term) - mac

3) What's with the following group of words?

mount, right, left, roll, mote, lick,

lass, over, rate, aunt, rill, arch,

oral, ever, pine, rice, tip, each,

team, rash, sage, ouch, edge, ray,

earn, any

A: you can make a new word adding to each of them their corresponding of the alphabet for the first letter - Armax

4)Which of the following numbers is the odd one out and why?

16435934

51966

14600926

14613198

13286381

47838

11649182

48813

A: 11649182 (all of the other number make words in hex) - Armax

5)Two squares each 17cm by 17cm are drawn randomly inside a square measuring 1m by 1m.

The edges of the two smaller squares are both parallel and perpendicular to the edges of the large square.

What is the exact probability the two smaller squares overlap (or touch)?

A: .135 - d3k3

6)Professor Uchiha, the self-proclaimed "Master of Mathology", has discovered a mathematical correlation with some of the figures of Roman mythology. Make the following equation correct by replacing each letter with a single digit from 1 to 9. Each letter can represent only one numeral, and each numeral can only be represented by one letter. There are no leading 0's! And there are two possible solutions.

SATURN + VENUS + CERES = VULCAN

A: 514038 + 67805 + 27375 = 609218 or 529073 + 64305 + 14745 = 608123 - psychognat

7)Find meaning in the following:

Hand a hand a hand a hand and hand a hand a hand a hand.

Method: string 8 meanings of "hand" together to form a proper sentence

8)If one is two, six is ten, and five is zero, what's seven?

A: torow

9)What's the following mess mean?

X Go^Go^Go^Go^Go^Go --> Criminal/Evidence/Lower forelegs.

A: Don't go jumping to conclusions - Brandonb and Jay75 (close enough guys, you just ignored the X though ;) )

10)A word containing vowels is called vocalic. A trans-vocalic word contains all the vowels: a, e, i, o, u, in order. Be a bit abstemious and without providing any facetious answers, I challenge you to find the shortest trans-vocalic word in the English language.

A: aerious (of the nature of air, airy)- d3k3, second place: caesious (a lavender color) - Armax

Edited by itachi-san

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2) Euouae

Right on!

PLEASE NOTE: #6 should read "Make the following equation correct by replacing each letter with a single digit from 0 to 9."

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could no 7 be an octopus as there is 8 hands on an octopus?

also the song 'i wanna hold your hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand?

lol

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With each word, if you put the letters of the alphabet, in order, in front of them, you get new words.

ie: a+mount b+right c+left etc

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1649182.

The other numbers spell out words in hexadecimal.

16435934 is FACADE,

51966 is CAFE,

14600926 is DECADE,

14613198 is DEFACE,

13286381 is CABBED,

47838 is BADE,

48813 is BEAD.

11649182 translates into B1C09E

PS I had some help.

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I think a nickel.

25% nickel refers to the element nickel, the other 75% is copper (i think)

A nickel is worth 5¢ while a half dollar is worth 50¢ so it is "10%" of a half dollar.

I don't know the rest of the reasons, but I think that they may have to do with size and weight.

Is a nickel 200% as heavy as a penny?

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I think a nickel.

25% nickel refers to the element nickel, the other 75% is copper (i think)

A nickel is worth 5¢ while a half dollar is worth 50¢ so it is "10%" of a half dollar.

I don't know the rest of the reasons, but I think that they may have to do with size and weight.

Is a nickel 200% as heavy as a penny?

You must be right.

A nickel weighs 5.0g and a penny 2.5. The nickel is 25% Ni 75% Cu. I don't know how it's 118.4% of a dime, and 111.4% of a quarter though. I think quarters and dimes are only 8% Ni. The only thing I can think of is maybe if you melted a nickel, you would have 11.84 cents worth of Cu and Ni? Still doesn't explain 111.4% of a quarter though...

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1,2,3,4,and 10 are correct thus far. That Brazilian dialect for #2 is most likely not in the dictionary, but I'll give it to ya B)) The glass is now half-full/empty of unsolved puzzles. Keep on truckin'!

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not togo(2go) forgo(4go)

Yeah, you're probably right. I can't get it myself, I think it's a figure of speech that I'm not familiar with.

forgone conclusion

This answer would make sense, since I am giving up on making sense of "the mess"

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forgone conclusion
This answer would make sense, since I am giving up on making sense of "the mess"

ye, yours sounds alot better than mine!

:rolleyes:

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ok, here's what I have so far:

2 different one's but only without all the hands

ok. I got the 1st 3 "hand"s and the 3 after the "and", but I cannot seem to be ale to fit in the fourth and the last "hand"s

solution one

hand ---- put, place i.e "give" as in "hand over"

a hand ---- your friend's hand could be to your left or right

a hand ---- your one hand, if he's on your left your left hand and visa versa

a hand ---- ?????

and

hand ---- put, place i.e "give" as in "hand over"

a hand ---- to your friend's hand who is on the other side of you

a hand ---- your other hand, the one that's free

a hand ---- ?????

in other words ---- hold handsin a circle - what's the point I don't know

ok. here I did a little better I'm only missing the fourth "hand"s and the message seems more appropiate

solution two

hand ---- "give"

a hand ---- to "hand" as in "hired hand" - helper, cleaning girl or whatever

a hand ---- help i.e pitch in and help her

a hand ---- ?????

and

hand ---- place inside "give" as in "hand over"

a hand ---- to your friend's hand (preferablly the right hand) (maybe talking about same hired hand not friend)

a hand ---- your right hand

a hand ---- a handshake

help out your hired help and then give him/her a handshake

Edited by the viceroy

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8)If one is two, six is ten, and five is zero, what's seven?

One = Two = 3 letters each(increasing from 1 to 2)

Six = Ten = 3 letters each(increasing from 6 to ten)

Five = Zero = 4 letters each(decreasing from 5 to 0)

Seven = Three = 5 letters each(decreasing from 7 to 3)

Just a try. ;)

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