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Everyday words & expressions Dingbats Notes Page 551 1.2. 3. LAP LAP LAP GRA 12'' VE
As you know, one way to tell an insect from a spider is to count its legs. All insects have six legs, and all spiders have eight legs. So if some insects and spiders went to a dance, and there were 48 dancing legs, how many insects and how many spiders were at the dance? Brain Teaser Notes Page 555
Everyday expressions Dingbats Notes Page 557 1.2. 3. IT READ gluttony greed pride anger sloth chess
One day, two mothers and two daughters went shopping for shoes. Their shopping spree was successful — each bought a pair of shoes, and all together, they had three pairs. How is this possible? Brain Teaser Notes Page 558
Household objects and a snack Dingbats Notes Page 560 1.2. 3. Fe SUNT
My cousin is moving to a new house. She has a dog, a cat, and a pet mouse, but the animals don't get along in the car, so she can take only one at a time. Also, she can't leave the dog alone with the cat, because the dog chases the cat if no one is watching. And she can't leave the cat and the mouse together, because...well, you know what would happen if she did. How can my cousin get all three of their pets to their new house? Brain Teaser Notes Page 561
Brain Teasers 562 My cousin has been hired to put door numbers on apartments 1 through to 100 How many number 8s does he need? My cousin is making easter eggs by dipping hard- boiled eggs in dye. Each egg takes 7.5 minutes to dry. How long will it take her to dry 3 eggs? Notes Page
Logic Problem 570 My cousin bought a fishing pole that is 2 metres 5 centimetres long. As he got on the bus, the bus driver tells him that he can't take anything on the bus longer than 2 metres. My cousin went back to the shop and bought something else, and the bus driver allows him on the bus. What did he buy, and what did he do with it?
Brain Teasers 571 What happened in the middle of the 20th Century that will not happen again for 4,000 years? A farmer has five haystacks in one field and four haystacks in another. How many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in one field?
Everyday phrases & words Dingbats Notes Page 575 1.2. 3. pCoOnDdpCoOnDd WIT H TR AD IT ION CKYLU UCKYL LUCKY
Everyday phrases & words Dingbats Notes Page 576 1.2. 3. MCE B Fire Ba na na
Code Breakers 577a Notes Page Scientists have received an Alien signal from space. After analyzing various transmissions, they found the following: "Berum Fiur Tokens" = Where is our leader? "Berum Toob Cobb" = Our planet is distant. "Berum Fiur Cobb" = Where is our planet? What is the best-guess translation for the word "Fiur"?
Code Breakers - answer 577b Based on how often the words appear, here is the most likely translation: "Berum Fiur Tokens" = Where is our leader? "Berum Toob Cobb" = Our planet is distant. "Berum Fiur Cobb" = Where is our planet?
Optical Illusions 599b The World of Julian Beever 56 Notes Page
Everyday phrases & words Dingbats Notes Page 600 1.2. 3. FARTHER SUN HER BA CEO US
This is a word zoo, with animals hidden in each sentence. Find them, please, and set them free. First one done for you... She'll be eleven next month. You can go at six o'clock. It's nice to do good deeds. Get soap and a towel. Most rich people wear fancy clothes. You can keep the watch or sell it. Use a ladder. It will be a rainy day. I came late. Tell me if I should start now. Will a map help you? Word Game Notes Page 600
I baked a cake to share with our four cleaners. I was planning to slice it like this: But then the Head ate a chunk. Now, how can I slice this into four equal slices? Brain Teaser 600a
I thought I could first of all slice it horizontally to make two chunks like this... Then slice each of 'em in half like this...... but the Head tells me there is a school rule against horizontal cake-slicing. So how CAN I do it? Brain Teaser - Answer 1 600b