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Two logic problems 
20071207 

From Grace: 1. You are an archaeologist that has just unearthed a longsought triplet
of ancient treasure chests. One chest is plated with silver, one with gold,
and one with bronze. According to legend, one of the three chests is filled with
great treasure, whereas the other two chests house a maneating python that
can rip your head off. Faced with a dilemma, you then notice that
there are inscriptions on the chests:
Silver Chest  Treasure is in this Chest.
Gold Chest  Treasure is not in this Chest.
Bronze Chest  Treasure is not in the Gold Chest
.
You know that at least one of the inscriptions is true,
and at least one of the inscriptions is false. Which chest do you open?
(a) Silver (b) Gold (c) Bronze Answered by Penny Nom. 





Hat size 
20050816 

From Keshia: What formula would I use to find the measurement of a hat size? Ex. If the hat was 7 3/4", what formula would I use to get that measurement? Answered by Penny Nom. 





A hat of a different color 
20020224 

From Kirstin: A teacher made a deal with 3 of his students. He said that if you can guess what color hat you have on your head without looking, I will pass you. There were 2 red hats and 3 blue hats. The deal worked like this: The three students would close there eyes, and the teacher would put a hat on each of their heads and then hide the other 2. Then one at a time, the students would open their eyes and try to figure out what color hat was on their head. The student could guess or pass. This is what happened when they put their deal to the test: A boy named Arturo was first and opened his eyes but wasn't sure so he passed so he didn't get it wrong. Belicia was next and she passed too because she wasn't sure. Also she thought about the fact that Arturo didn't know. Carletta was last and without even opening her eyes, she knew for sure what color hat she was wearing and her answer was right. So i have to figure out what color hat she's wearing for sure. Answered by Claude Tardif. 





Hats, jackets and gloves 
20000330 

From Max: Find the one that does not belong 66 333 99 111 88 also if you have 3 hats and 3 jackets and 3 gloves, how many different combinations of a hat and a jacket and gloves can you wear? Answered by Claude Tardif and Penny Nom. 


