A three letter word has been removed from five words leaving the letters below, which are still in the correct order.
What was the three letter word? For example if the three letter word was LOG, then SLOGAN would become SAN.
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Hint: The missing word is in these locations: LO---E, ---CH, S---HE, ---ER, VA---E.
loe = locate
ch = catch
she = scathe
er = cater
vae = vacate
As the auditor for my local theme park, I noticed that on Saturday there were 4296 children and 2143 adults and the takings were £98,718.
However, on Sunday, there were 5146 children and 2807 adults and the takings were £122,570.
How much were the adults tickets and children's tickets?
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Hint: This is quite a tricky puzzle and knowledge of algebra would certainly help.
Adult's tickets were £18 and children's were £14.
This is easily solved using a common method for solving simultaneous equations.
First construct two algebraic equations, where C is the number of children, and A is the number of adults:
4296C + 2143A = 98718 
5146C + 2807A = 122570 
To make the number in front of C the same on both we multiple  by 5146 and  by 4296 to give:
22107216C + 11027878A = 508002828 
22107216C + 12058872A = 526560720 
Now we can do  -  to give:
1030994A = 18557892
Divide throughout by 1030994 so that:
A = 18
Substituting A = 18 in  will give:
4296C + 2143 x 18 = 98718
4296C + 38574 = 98718
4296C = 60144
C = 14
Can you tell what this rebus is?
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How many flowers do I have if...
...all but two are dandelions, all but two are roses and all but two are tulips?
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Hint: I don't have very many flowers.
Answer: Three flowers.
I have a rose, a dandelion, and a tulip.