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# The violin lesson

During Santiago’s violin lesson, Professor Arion suddenly said, “You really should play piano.”
Santiago kept on playing the violin.
Finally, Professor Arion clapped his hands and said, “Good!”

Santiago played softly. The musical term piano means low in volume. The original word for the large musical instrument with black-and-white keys was pianoforte because it could be played softly or loudly.

## Reflections

The letters on the glass doors of a beauty parlor read correctly when viewed from the street. How would this lettering appear when seen in a mirror in the parlor, which reflects it from a mirror, which reflects it from another mirror?The lettering would appear...

## How many balls?

Glenn and Jason each have a collection of cricket balls. Glenn said that if Jason would give him 4 of his balls they would have an equal number; but, if Glenn would give Jason 4 of his balls, Jason would have 3 times as many balls as Glenn.How many balls does Jason...