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Maths Challenges

Ian Stewart poses a series of mathematical challenges and puzzles.

Alien Encounter

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Mathematical Logical puzzle.

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Alien Encounter Answer

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Mathematical logical puzzle.

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Langford's Cubes

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Mathematical patterns using building blocks.

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Langford's Cubes Answer

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Mathematical patterns with building blocks.

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Empty Glasses

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

How do you rearrange the glasses so the full glasses alternate?

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Empty Glasses Answer

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

How do you rearrange the glasses so the full glasses alternate?

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Cherry in a glass

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Can you get the cherry out of the glass?

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Cherry in a glass- Answer

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Can you get the cherry out of the glass?

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Six Pens

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Farmer Hogswill needs to pen his prize pigs.

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Six Pens - Answer

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Farmer Hogswill needs to pen in his prize pigs.

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Scrabble Oddity

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Which positive integer is equal to its letter score in scrabble?

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Scrabble Oddity - Answer

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Which positive integer is equal to its letter score in Scrabble?

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