Presentation on theme: "Riddle: Fuzzy Math in the Hardware Store You overhear a man talking to a clerk in a hardware store. The clerk says "One will cost you 12 cents, ten will."— Presentation transcript:
Riddle: Fuzzy Math in the Hardware Store You overhear a man talking to a clerk in a hardware store. The clerk says "One will cost you 12 cents, ten will cost your 24 cents, and one hundred will cost you 36 cents." What is the man buying?
Riddle: Hanging above Water A man is found hanging in a room 30 feet off the ground. There is nothing else in the room except for a large puddle of water on the ground. The police can't see any way the man could have climbed the walls to get to where he is hanging. How did this man hang himself?
Riddle: The Cellar Door A girl lives in a house with her parents. There is a cellar door in the house, and her parents warn her to never, ever, open it because she's not ready to see what's behind it. What is on the other side of the door that her parents don't want her to see? Riddle: The Cellar Door
Riddle: Dead in Water and Glass Romeo and Juliet are found dead in a small puddle of water, surrounded by broken glass. The apartment building they are found in is located next to the city's main train station. How did they die?
Riddle: Defending the Bridge Two soldiers, William and Ethan, are assigned to guard a bridge, which connects the West and East sides of the Great Kingdom. Each soldier is ordered to stand at an end of the bridge to make sure no criminals cross. On one side of the bridge stands William, watching over the West side of the kingdom, and making sure no shady characters try to cross the bridge. Ethan stands on the other side of the bridge, facing the East side of the kingdom with his rifle at the ready in case any criminals try to pass across. "Any criminals today?" William asks. Ethan rolls his eyes. "What do you think?" he asks. "You roll your eyes too much," William says. How could William tell that Ethan was rolling his eyes?
Riddle: Toward the Sunset A man and woman run through a field holding hands. They bound toward the sunset, happy as can be. Suddenly, the man moves off of his straight-line course and starts veering to his left. At the same time, the woman begins running off to her right. They continue this for a full minute, but never let go of each others' hands. How is this possible?
Riddle: Dead Man in the Desert A man is found dead in the desert. He is wearing only his underwear. Half of a straw is found nearby. How did this man die?
Riddle: Dead Man in the Desert A man is found dead in the desert. He is face down and wearing a pack. How did this man die?