Tag Archives: Mathematics
Interesting Patterns 777² = 603729 (603 + 729)/2 = 666 Doing a similar procedure for 666, 666² = 443556 except that we don’t divide the sum of the two 3-digit groups by 2. 443 + 556 = 999 Same procedure … Continue reading
It’s been quite a while isn’t it? In my last post, I said that I’d be gone for a week but it turned out to be almost four months. During the last few months, I had to deal with some … Continue reading
Can you arrange 15 billiard balls to form a “difference triangle” in the usual triangular configuration, that is, the arrangement that you would see before the start of a game of pool? The number 1 through 15 is arranged in … Continue reading
Only using digits 0 to 9 (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) once, can you form three numbers a, b and c so that the sixth power of c is equal to the sum of a and b?
An engineer, a mathematician, a logician, a lawyer and an accountant apply for the position of manager of a large division. To determine who’s the most suitable applicant, the interviewer asked each of them to answer this question: “What’s 2 … Continue reading
At first, there were 15 leprechauns when the three pieces of the puzzle pieces were put together. However, after swapping the two smaller pieces, there are now only 14 leprechauns left. One of the leprechauns has vanished! So, how is … Continue reading