Can you find a number such that...
...its double is fourteen more than its quarter?
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Hint: The number is less than 20.
We need a number such that:
2 x Number = 14 + 1 x Number
Multiply throughout by 4 to give:
8 x Number = 56 + Number
7 x Number = 56
So Number = 8.
Below you will find 10 well-known six letter words, with only their endings remaining.
Can you determine the words?
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Hint: These are the first letters of the words: C, P, S, T, A, T, D, C, M, G.
...era >> camera
...cil >> pencil
...uld >> should
...nis >> tennis
...nda >> agenda
...phy >> trophy
...may >> dismay
...ese >> cheese
...eum >> museum
...axy >> galaxy
How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board that do not contain a Rook?
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Hint: There are no squares of size 5x5.
There are 61 squares of size 1x1.
There are 39 squares of size 2x2.
There are 20 squares of size 3x3.
There are 5 squares of size 4x4.
A total of 61 + 39 + 20 + 5.
What word comes next:
Choose from: augment, elephant, autumn, juiciest.
[Puzzle Code = ZTJK] Copyright © Kevin Stone
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Hint: Just look at the first few characters of each word.
The first three letters are the same as the first three letters of the months in order.