Logic Puzzles

Can you solve it? Are you in the smartest 10 per cent? Hello guzzlers, Today’s puzzle is about a rod and a string.

A string is wound symmetrically around a circular rod. The string goes exactly four times around the rod. The circumference of the rod is 4cm and its length is 12cm. Find the length of the string. This question was originally set twenty years ago in an exam given to 18-year-olds in 16 countries studying ‘advanced’ maths. It was one of the most difficult questions in the test, with only 10 per cent of students overall getting the right answer. Can You Solve The 25 Horses Puzzle? Google Interview Question – Mind Your Decisions.

Here is a problem that has been asked as an interview question.

There are 25 horses. What is the minimum number of races needed so you can identify the fastest 3 horses? You can race up to 5 horses at a time, but you do not have a watch. As this question is a bit vague, here is a more precise version you can solve. Interview Question (with more details) There are 25 mechanical horses and a single racetrack. I was suggested this problem by email from puzzle maker and speaker Terry Stickels.

This is also a classic interview question asked during programming interviews at tech companies like Google. The Two Doors To Freedom Logic Problem. Sunday Puzzle – Mind Your Decisions. You are a prisoner in logicland, and the warden offers you a chance to escape.

Can you figure it out? Watch the video for a solution. Viral Problem – Can You Solve The Bananas, Clock, Hexagon Puzzle? The Correct Answer Explained. When Is Cheryl’s Birthday? Answer To Viral Math Puzzle – Mind Your Decisions. This problem appeared on a Math Olympiad question for high school students in Singapore.

After it was posted to Facebook, the problem went viral generating debate about the correct answer. Video Version I’ve posted the problem and explained the answer on my YouTube channel. When is Cheryl’s Birthday? Answer To Viral Math Puzzle Alternately, you can read the problem and its solution below. Text Version Here’s the problem, which I have very slightly re-worded for clarity. Albert and Bernard have just become friends with Cheryl, and they want to know when her birthday is.

May 15, May 16, May 19 June 17, June 18 July 14, July 16 August 14, August 15, August 17 Cheryl tells Albert only the month and Bernard only the day. Albert says, “I don’t know when Cheryl’s birthday is, but I know that Bernard cannot know either.” Bernard then says, “At first I didn’t know when Cheryl’s birthday is, but now I do know.” Albert concludes, “Now I know when Cheryl’s birthday is.”

How Many Liars Are At The Party? Sunday Puzzle – Mind Your Decisions. At a party there are 100 people who are either liars or truth tellers.

Liars always lie and truth tellers always speak the truth, and each person can identify the type of others. After the party is over, you ask each person, “How many truth tellers did you shake hands with?” Each person gave a different whole number answer from 0 to 99 (the answers were 0, 1, 2, …, 98, 99). The Seemingly Impossible Escape – Sunday Puzzle – Mind Your Decisions. Here is a logic puzzle that depends on the game theory concept of common knowledge.

Can you figure it out? Alice and Bob are taken prisoners by an evil logician. They are given one chance to be set free. Alice and Bob are placed in cells that have a view of a courtyard with trees. There are 20 trees in all, of which Alice sees 12 and Bob sees 8. Neither prisoner knows how many trees the other sees. They have to figure out the total number of trees, but they are not allowed to communicate with each other. Each day the logician visits Alice in her cell and asks, “Are there 18 or 20 trees in total?” Alice has two choices: she can guess or pass. Bob also can guess or pass. Blog-post_20. Finder. Brain Food. Printable Logic Puzzles. Printable Logic Puzzles Logic puzzles (also known as "logic grid puzzles") require the solver to deduce the relationships between different people, places and things based on a limited number of clues given in the puzzle.

Remember: every item on the board belongs to one and only one person, no item will ever be shared. Using only the clues provided and simple deductive logic and reasoning, fill in the grid with X's and O's to determine the solution. Two easy and challenging printable logic puzzles will be made available every day, directly from this page. 4x6 and 4x7 puzzles are each published once per week, on Fridays and Tuesdays.