Which fruit comes next in this sequence:
banana pear kiwi tomato
Choose from: peach lemon plum guava.
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Hint: Look at the second letter in each word.
The second letter of the words are the vowels in order.
A grocer has to place 28,121 carrots into bags, each bag containing the same number of carrots and using as few bags as possible.
How many bags are used?
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Hint: 28,121 isn't a prime number.
Answer: 61 bags.
Each containing 461 carrots. If you think that one big bag will suffice, then feel free to calculate its size and then email me!
How do we find the correct answer? An easy way is to keep dividing 28,121 by the prime numbers in sequence until one works.
2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61.
How should these words actually be spelled - without using a dictionary.
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Hint: Be careful with the middle of the last word.
Can you find a word which can go in front of each of these words to make a new word?
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Hint: The word begins with the letter W.
Watercolour, watercress, waterfall, waterproof, watershed, waterway.