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Three people picked 65 apples altogether. At the first tree each of them picked the same number of apples. At the second tree they picked 3 times as many as they picked at the first tree. When they finished at the third tree, the group had 5 times as many apples as they had when they started at that tree. At the fourth tree the group picked just 5 apples. How many apples did each person pick at the first tree?

Four people need to cross a rickety bridge at night. Unfortunately, they have only one torch and the bridge is too dangerous to cross without one. The bridge is only strong enough to support two people at a time. Not all people take the same time to cross the bridge. Times for each person: 1 min, 2 mins, 7 mins and 10 mins. What is the shortest time needed for all four of them to cross the bridge?

Next door to me live 4 brothers of different heights.
Their average height is 74 inches , and the difference among the heights of first three men is two inches. The difference between the third and fourth man is 6 inches.
Can you tell how tall is each brother?

The farmer dies, leaving behind three sons, 17 cows and the following order:

• His oldest son shall inherit one in two cow.
• His middle son shall inherit one in three cow.
• His youngest son shall inherit one in nine cow.

Now the three don't know what to do. So they ask an old friend of the family, which knows a solution such that everyone is happy.

What did he propose?

Burfi bought 12 gold biscuits from Jewellersfor lower cost than market.Jewellerwasknown for cheating his customer by selling one gold biscuit of lesser weight every time.
Burfi asked Jeweller to weight each of the Biscuit but Jeweller told Burfi that he can use his two sided scale and use three weighing to confirm the weight of the Biscuits. Do you think Burfi will be able to find lesser weight Biscuit? If yes, how?

There is sequence of number and number is calulated based on these sequence:

8 : 6 : 7 : 1 = 8248

7 : 4 : 2 : 8 = 5886

5: 4 : 4 : 5 = 5615

Can you try to calulate number for following sequence:

6 : 9 : 2 : 6 = ????

Santa asks Banta, “My watch is showing 2pm. I just saw dream that I will be reborn after  47,999,998 hours!  Can you tell me exact time of my birth?' Banta couldn’t answer; can you give answer to Santa in 30 Sec?

Mr Issac used to like puzzle his students now and then. One day he wrote following message on board and asked students to guess topic of discussion:

XVXRY XCTXXN HXS XQXXL XND XPPXSXTX RXXCTXXN

Can you guess the topic

How many cats are there in picture