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## Did you try each puzzle several times?

Here are the answers to Brain Practice, January, 2020

#### Which balls complete the equation? (Logic puzzle)

Answer: 11 + 13 + 6 = 30.

How can this be? You have a question, I’m sure!
In this riddle, the instructions say you need to put the balls into the boxes (note that it doesn’t say the number in the box) So you can take the ball with 9 on it and invert it to make it appear to be a 6.

Sorry, it seems like a trick! they aren’t all like this.

#### Who stole the plate?

Answer and reasoning contained in the PDF – click the link:    detective-puzzle

#### Find the Oxymoron – there was a lot of thinking involved in finding these!Well done if you persisted.

1. jumbo shrimp 2. silent scream 3. old news 4. minor miracle 5. least favorite 6. working vacation 7. original copies 8. taped live 9. exact estimate 10. intense apathy 11. rolling stop 12. friendly takeover 13. modern history 14. nondairy creamer 15. unbiased opinion 16. vaguely aware 17. unsung hero 18. larger half 19. instant classic 20. definite maybe

#### Glass Puzzle

Puzzle Question:
Red + Yellow + Blue = 18
Blue + Blue + Blue = 2 Yellow
Yellow + Yellow = 2 Red – Blue
Red + Red = 12 + Blue
Red + (Blue, Yellow) x Blue = ??
Here is a video that shows how to reach the solution – it has an annoying sound-track so you might want to turn the sound down! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWcNVS357uE

Did you notice the half-filled glasses?

#### Did you Solve these?

Take away my first letter, take away my second letter, take away all my letters and I would remain the same. What am I?

The Postman!
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I have two arms, but fingers none, I have two feet but cannot run. I carry well but I have found I carry best with my feet off the ground. What am I?

A wheelbarrow.
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I have one, you have one. If you remove the first letter, a bit remains. If you remove the second, bit still remains. If you remove the third, it still remains. What am I?

A Habit.