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Puzzle 1

Can you circle exactly three numbers to make a total of 19?

3x3 Grid: 8 2 1 6 8 2 1 4 8

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Puzzle 2

Place the words below into pairs. You will then have 5 lots of eight letters, each of which is an anagram of another word. What are the original 5 words?

PEER
TIME
DATE
WALL
JUNE
TONE
SNOB
SEAT
PALE
VEIL

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Puzzle 3

After a day picking strawberries I had a basket full.

I ate 5 and gave Alex half of the remaining.

I then ate another 3 and gave Blake one third of the remaining.

I ate another 6 and then gave Charlie two thirds of the remaining.

I now had 34 strawberries left. How many did I start with?

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Puzzle 4

What comes next in this sequence:

elgnairt, erauqs, nogatnep, nogaxeh, nogatpeh, ==?==

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