Solve it Sunday: Ball Drop

Hello my dear Sherlocks and Einsteins, I hope you have your puzzle hats on, and maybe your math brain working.

Solve it Sunday: Coffee Connundrum

Hello my dear Sherlocks, I have another puzzle for you to keep your minds fresh while you’re stuck at home. This week is one of those puzzles that require you to fill out the table, and figure out which person has ____. So really, it’s not a sense of doing math, but it’s a matterContinue reading “Solve it Sunday: Coffee Connundrum”

Solve it Sunday: Infinite Worlds

Hello my dear Sherlocks, Einsteins, and other puzzle solvers. You’re probably all cooped up and sick of your family at this point, and need something to keep morale up. Well, I got just the thing for you. As always, the solution to the riddle is in the comments. The mathematics of infinity can be startlinglyContinue reading “Solve it Sunday: Infinite Worlds”

Solve It Sunday: Ciphertext

Hello my dear Sherlocks, I have a cipher for you today! A bit different than our normal puzzles, but a tricky one nonetheless. I hope you enjoy this post, because I had a tough time solving this puzzle. I wasn’t able to do it, unfortunately, so I gave up and looked up the answer. AsContinue reading “Solve It Sunday: Ciphertext”

Solve it Sunday: Tribal Mathematics

Hello everybody, I hope you have your thinking caps on! I’m back for another Solve it Sunday post, and this week is a tricky one. As always, answer is in the comments, and you think you have the right answer, make a comment of your own. During the 19th century, a European colonel in EthiopiaContinue reading “Solve it Sunday: Tribal Mathematics”

Solve it Sunday: Gold Standard

This question may seem laughable at first glance. I assure you, however, that I have no intention of making sport with you. Simplicity does not always indicate triviality. Which is heavier – a 1-ton block of wood, or a 1-ton block of gold? You may assume that both blocks are being weighed on the sameContinue reading “Solve it Sunday: Gold Standard”

Solve it Sunday: A Curious Thought

This one might be a bit trickier than you think. It got me when I first read it, but read it carefully before you think you have the answer. As always…answers in the comments It has been said that the ultimate in exclusivity would be to build a house which possessed windows facing south onContinue reading “Solve it Sunday: A Curious Thought”