Brainteasers

21st March 2003 at 00:00
AGE 8-11

Halving squares

his square is cut into two identical triangles.

Cut a square into:

(a) two identical rectangles

(b) two identical pentagons

(c) two identical hexagons

(d) two identical heptagons

(e) two identical octagons

AGE 11-14

Football star

The star player of the local football team has played in every match so far this season.

If he had scored 8 more goals, his average would be 3 goals per match.

If he had scored 7 fewer goals, his average would be 2 goals per match.

How many goals has the star player scored so far this season?

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