By Henry E. Dudeney
In issuing this quantity of my Mathematical Puzzles, of which a few have seemed in periodicals and others are given the following for the 1st time, i need to recognize the encouragement that i've got bought from many unknown correspondents, at domestic and in a foreign country, who've expressed a wish to have the issues in a accrued shape, with a number of the recommendations given at higher size than is feasible in magazines and newspapers. even though i've got incorporated a number of previous puzzles that experience the realm for generations, the place I felt that there has been anything new to be acknowledged approximately them, the issues are basically unique. it truly is precise that a few of these became well known during the press, and it's attainable that the reader might be completely satisfied to grasp their source.
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102. ROUND TRIP aaaa What is the next word in this sequence? OPAQUE TOPAZ CHROME RIG CODED BY POETS HAT ? Choose from: ANGLE, DREAMT, HEROIC, OWES, RESONATED. 50 Puzzles 103. ANALOGY aaa What word completes this analogy? SMALL CREATURES is to GOBLIN as SCREAM A RESULT is to ? 104. TRICK OR TREAT? aaa Trick, an apprentice wizard, liked nothing more than to invent puzzles in his spare time and his best friend Bo, a knight’s page, really enjoyed trying to solve them. “Hey, Bo,” said Trick one sunny afternoon as the two of them were sitting in the castle courtyard twiddling their thumbs.
Puzzles 121. CIRCULAR REASONING aaaa Can you find the missing letters? FOE = PERIPHERY DUO = CONCURRENTLY HERO = F??? 122. GOLD DIGGERS aa Some gold miners wish to dig a hole. If it takes them 10 - 8 minutes to dig two holes, how come it takes them 10 - 4 minutes to dig one hole? Also, how many miners are there? Assume they always take the same amount of time to dig a hole. 123. CONDUCTOR aa By what name is this conductor better known? (9 and 3 letters) THOR DINGLING 124. LATERAL THINKING PUZZLE aaa Professor Ed de Bono was in his study deep in lateral thought when in popped his young son.
UETREBAI Conversion Table 130. LETTER PYRAMID What is the missing letter? RAG 60 aaa Puzzles 131. WORDIE aaa What familiar phrase does the following represent? (3, 6 and 6 letters) C H BOOTY E S T 132. MISSING WORD a What is the missing word? COME GOES DOWN UP MUST ? 133. IT’S A GAS! aa Which gas is no longer present in this list? ” Puzzles 134. WORDIE aaa What word does the following represent? (10 letters) LMN U 135. HORSING AROUND a In what place will these four horses find themselves when they face the other way?
Amusements in Mathematics Dudeney by Henry E. Dudeney