What’s the probability?

What’s the probability? Duke Maverick worked for a packaging company. One day, Duke received four separate orders and accidentally mixed up the addresses, so he applied the address labels at random. What is the probability that exactly three packages were...

Which pub?

Which pub? “There are only four pubs in this village,” the visitor was informed, “one in each street. The village’s four streets meet at the crossroads at right-angles. This street is the High Street. To reach the Blue Boar from the Griffin you...

Explorer

Explorer An explorer undertakes to cross a desert with the help of porters. The length of the trail corresponds to 6 days walk. But the explorer, like each porter, can carry only 4 days food. How many porters does the explorer need? In fact, can he cross at all? Click...

A big circle

A big circle Thirty fans hire a bus to attend a football game. On the way to the stadium they realize that exactly half of them are fans of one team, and the other half are fans of the other team. With still some way to go before reaching the stadium, the bus develops...

The right way

The right way Jack and Joe were on vacation and driving along a deserted country road from the town of Kaysville to the town of Lynnsville. They came to a multiple fork in the road. The sign post had been knocked down and they were faced with choosing one of five...

Olden days

Olden days In olden days, the student of logic was given this problem: If half of 5 were 3, what would one-third of l0 be? Click here for the solution 4 ShareTweet more riddles Four-digit number What is the four-digit number in which the first digit is one third the...