Kid’s Corner

Pen and Paper Challenges

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Puzzle 1:

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What number belongs in place of the ?

St Ives Riddle:

As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives.  Each wife had seven sacks. Each sack held seven cats.  Each cat had seven kittens. Kittens, cats, sacks and wives, how many were going to St Ives?

  1. How many were going to St Ives?
  2. How many legs are there at this meeting?
  3. How many numbers are there in this riddle including the questions (numerals AND words)?

Puzzle 2:

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How many rectangles are there in the above picture?

Aunt Tabitha:

Aunt Tabitha is extremely touchy about her age.  When an impudent nephew was brave enough to ask her, she cunningly replied that she’s 35 years old, not counting Saturdays and Sundays. How old is Aunt Tabitha?

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