Brain Challenge AnswersAugust 2021
Lots of Working Memory practice for you this month.
Here is Oscar’s route.
How Many Exchanges were there?
Each of the 20 businessmen gave a coin to all of the others (apart from himself) so that country’s coin is given to 19 people. Therefore the total number of ‘giving’s was 20 x 19 = 380.
Since one exchange is two ‘givings’, the total number of exchanges is 380 divided by 2 = 190.
A Timely Challenge
Use the two straight lines to divide the clock-face into threes. Then add together the digits contained in each segment.
Did you find a word with 3 sets of double letters, all following each other?
We found the word BOOKKEEPER.
Did you find any others?