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# Brain Practice

February 2015

## I hope you felt those brain connections firing!

Here are the answers to the February 2015 Brain Challenges

What is unusual about the following words:
revive, banana, grammar, voodoo, assess, potato, dresser, uneven?

Take the first letter of each word and place it at the end. It will spell the same word backwards!

Will you get a knot?

Yes, you will. Did you try it?

How much does the brick weigh?

The brick weighs 2 kilograms.

(The puzzle said: Each brick weighed 1 kilogram + half a brick. The temptation is to say the brick must weigh 1.5 kilograms but we were not told what the half-brick weighed. )

Did you find the star?:

Replace letters with numbers:
7  6  2  1  8
4  5  6  2  1  8
—————-
5  3  2  4  3  6
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OR

7  2  4  3  1
8  9  2  4  3  1
—————-
9  6  4  8  6  2   This answer is the winner!
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The Cherry Puzzle:

Move the horizontal match across so that the top right match points down at the middle of it. Take the top left match diagonally down to the other side of the cherry.  Easy when you know how!