Johnny and his Dad were at a carnival and both of them went to a booth where a carny said to the Johnny, "If I can write your weight on a piece of paper, you have to give me $100, however If I fail, I'll give you $200.? Johnny?s Dad looked around and saw no scale so he tells Johnny to agree, thinking no matter what the carny writes, Johnny can just say he weighs more or less. In the end result, Johnny?s Dad ended up paying the carny $100. How did the carny win the bet?
A snail is at the bottom of a twenty meter deep pit. Each day the snail is capable of climbing five meters toward the top, unfortunately at night the snail slides four meters downwards again. How many days will it take the snail to reach the top of the pit?
Four cars come to a four way stop, all of them were coming from a
different direction. No one can decide to go first. Suddenly all four
cars went at the same time. The cars did not collide. How did they do
The rungs of a twenty foot ladder, which is attached to a large ship are approximately twelve inched apart. If the water starts rising at a constant rate of five inches per hour. How many hours will it take the water to reach the top of the ladder?
A fruit grower in a small town in Spain owns a large plum tree. This grower often takes his pears and sells them to a grocery store. The owner of the store has called the fruit grower asking for a larger quantity of his fruit. The fruit grower knows that the main trunk of the tree has 32 branches. Each of which has exactly 11 boughs and each bough has exactly 9 twigs. Since each twig bears one piece of fruit, how many peaches a will the fruit grower be able to deliver to the grocery store?