# Brain Practice Answers

January 2018

## Did you try each puzzle several ways?

Here are the answers to Brain Practice, January 2018

#### Were you one of the 10% to get this correct?

#### The Logic behind the calculation:

Firstly, find out WHY 9 = 72. e.g.

#### 9 x 9 – 9 =72,

#### 8 x 8 – 8 = 56,

#### 7 x 7 – 7 = 42, and so on..

#### Therefore we get 3 x 3 – 3 = 6 = A. **A=6**

#### Now apply “A” in second equation i.e. **6** – 3 + 3 x 0 = 3

#### Your answer is **B **

#### Remember the BODMAS Rule?

**Did you think of an answer?**

- They were on opposite sides of the river.
- They were the same man.
- An anchor.
- The letter ‘E’.
- You are in second place.
- February – because it is the shortest month.

**The Hedgehog Puzzle**

**Word Ladder**

**winter**

winder

wander

warder

harder

harmer

hammer

hummer

**summer**

And also

**winter**

linter

lister

lisper

limper

simper (or limmer)

simmer

**summer**

Any other possibilities?

**What does the message say?**

GREAT JOB! YOU GOT IT!

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