• ## The Maths Symbol

What common mathematical symbol, when placed between the numbers 4 and 5, will result in a number that is greater than 4 but less than 6?

Spoiler

Place a decimal point between the 4 and 5, resulting in the value 4.5. π

• ## The Party

In a party of 35 people there are twice as many women as children and twice as many children as men.

How many of each are there?

Spoiler

Answer: 5 men, 10 children and 20 women. π

If x equals the number of men, then x + 2x + 4x =35 thus 7x equals 35 and x equals 5.

• ## On The Bus Stop

A young man is driving along in his two-seater sports car on a stormy night.

He passes a bus stop and sees three people waiting for the bus:

β’ An elderly woman who is in serious distress and needs to get to the hospital or she will die.
β’ A best friend from the Army who once saved his life.
β’ An attractive person who may be the young manβs soul mate.

The young manβs car accommodates only two people.

What do you think he should do in this situation?

Spoiler

The young man stops the car, gives the car keys to his best friend, and asks him to drive the elderly lady to the hospital for immediate
treatment.

The young man stays behind and waits for the bus with the attractive person of his dreams.

• ## Sentence With Two Erors

This sentence contains two erors.

What are the two errors?

Spoiler

1. The word \’erors\’ is misspelled and must have been \’errors\’.
2. There is only one error in the sentence (sentence says \”two errors\”). This is the second error. π

• ## Feed Me And I Live

Feed me and I live, yet give me a drink and I die.

Spoiler

The answer is simple \’Fire\’. π