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During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took place. The contest consisted of a Morse code transmission where the spaces between the letters and words were missing. Can you find the ten boy's names?
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Luckily, BrainBashers has provided you with a listing of the Morse code characters:
Answer:
1. James
2. Arthur
3. Victor
4. Englebert
5. Tarzan
6. Jonathan
7. Christopher
8. Alexander
9. Gregory
10. Patrick.
Puzzle 598
In farmer Brown's hay loft there are a number of animals, in particular crows, mice and cockroaches.
Being bored one day, I decided to count the animals and found there were exactly 150 feet and 50 heads in total, and there were twice as many cockroaches as mice.
10M = 50
M = 5
So we have 5 mice (and 10 cockroaches). We can use M = 5 in (1) to give:
B + 3 x 5 = 50
B + 15 = 50
B = 35
So, C = 10, M = 5 and B = 35. Checking that 10 + 5 + 35 = 50, and 10 x 6 + 5 x 4 + 35 x 2 = 150. QED.
Puzzle 599
My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed another fault, I did a listing of miles from England to particular countries and here is the result:
Brazil 4,400 miles
Canada 3,600 miles
Denmark 5,400 miles
Zaire 2,600 miles
Yemen 3,400 miles
Germany 5,400 miles
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