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## 536 Puzzles: #309: A Maypole Puzzle

During a gale a maypole was broken in such a manner that it struck the level ground at a distance of twenty feet from the base of the pole, where it entered the earth. It was repaired, and broken by the wind a second time at a point five feet Read more…

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## Farmer buys livestock puzzle

A farmer has 100 dollars to buy 100 animals. A cow costs 10, a pig costs 5 and a chicken costs 50 cents. How many of each does he buy? He must use all his money and he must buy at least 1 of each type. note Z must be even Read more…

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## 536 Puzzles: Problem & Solution #2: Dollar and Cents

A man entered a store and spent one-half ofthe money that was in his pocket. When he came out he found that he had just as many cents as he had dollars when he went in and half as many dollars as he had cents when he went in. How Read more…

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## 536 Puzzles: Problem & Solution #1: Concerning a Check

A man went into a bank to cash a check. In handing over the money the cashier, by mistake, gave him dollars for cents and cents for dollars. He pocketed the money without examining it, and spent a nickel on his way home. He then found that he possessed exactly Read more…

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## 536 Puzzles: Problem & Solution #457: City Luncheons

The clerks attached to the finn of Pilkins and Popinjay arranged that three of them would lunch together every day at a particular table so long as they could avoid the same three men sitting down twice together. The same number of clerks of Messrs. Radson, Robson, and Ross decided Read more…

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## 536 Puzzles: Problem & Solution #92: The Meeting Cars

The Crackhams made their first stop at Bugleminster, where they were to spend the night at a friend's house. This friend was to leave home at the same time and ride to London to put up at the Crackhams' house. They took the same route, and each car went at Read more…