Brainteasers

21st April 2000 at 01:00
AGE 8-10 Flash Harry

In April Flash Harry bought a horse for pound;100.

In May he sold it for pound;200.

In June he was sorry he sold it. So he bought it back for pound;300.

In July he got tired of it. So he sold it for pound;400.

Overall, did Flash Harry make or lose money?

How much did he make or lose?

* AGE 5-7 Crossroads

You need 5 paper plates and 15 dried beans.

Put the 5 plates in a cross.

Use all 15 beans. P> Put a different number of beans on each plate.

Make each line of the cross add up to 10.

Do it again.Make each line add up to 8.

BRAINTEASER SOLUTIONS (ON PAGE 64)

* Flash Harry

Flash Harry's bank balance: April - pound;100; May + pound;100; June - pound;200; July + pound;200 Harry made pound;200 overall.

* Crossroads

Each line adds up to 10, for example: 4 2, 5, 3 1

Each line adds up to 8, for example: 5 3, 1, 4 2


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