Age 9-11. Going on a cruise
Each day at noon a ship leaves Southampton for Bermuda.
At the same instant, a ship leaves Bermuda for Southampton.
Each crossing lasts exactly 6 days.
How many ships from Bermuda will each ship from Southampton meet?
Age 11-14 Food for thought
This calculation is in code.
Each letter stands for a different digit.
Crack the code!
Find out what each digit stands for.
S is greater than 2.
GOLFSHOT = S
Going on a cruise
Each ship from Southampton will meet all the ships that leave Bermuda in the next 6 days - 6 ships. It will also meet the ship leaving Bermuda at the same instant as its own departure, and the 6 ships that left Bermuda in the preceding 6 days, making a total of 13 ships.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT 98673289 = 3