Roly-poly

26th May 2000 at 01:00
AGE 6-8. PUZZLES TO TEST MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - FOR THE ANSWERS TURN TO PAGE 62

The dots on opposite faces of a dice add up to 7.

1. Imagine rolling one dice.

The score is the total number of spots you can see.

You score 17.

Which number is face down?

2. Imagine rolling two dice.

The dice do not touch each other.

The score is the total number of spos you can see.

Which numbers are face down to score 30?

BRAINTEASER SOLUTIONS FROM PAGE 49

Solution: Roly-poly 1. The total number of spots on the dice is 21.

If 17 are showing, then the face with 4 spots is face down.

2. The total number of spots on two dice is 42.

12 spots are hidden.

The two faces that are face down must each have 6 spots.


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