On Wednesday I had £1.25 x (1 ÷ one half) = £2.50.
On Tuesday I had £2.50 x (1 ÷ two thirds) = £3.75.
On Monday I had £3.75 x (1 ÷ three quarters) = £5.00.
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 names for pet cats?
Hint: These are the first letters of the words: S, H, G, P, P, M, W, S, Y, O.
SOM + ETH + ING = SOMETHING
HAI + RBR + USH = HAIRBRUSH
GRA + SSL + AND = GRASSLAND
PIN + EAP + PLE = PINEAPPLE
POL + ICE + MAN = POLICEMAN
MEA + NWH + ILE = MEANWHILE
WAT + ERF + ALL = WATERFALL
SCA + REC + ROW = SCARECROW
YES + TER + DAY = YESTERDAY
OBS + TIN + ATE = OBSTINATE
You are your way to visit your Grandma, who lives at the end of the valley. It's her birthday, and you want to give her the cakes you've made.
Between your house and her house, you have to cross 7 bridges, and as it goes in the land of make believe, there is a troll under every bridge!
Each troll, quite rightly, insists that you pay a troll toll.
Before you can cross their bridge, you have to give them half of the cakes you are carrying, but as they are kind trolls, they each give you back a single cake.
How many cakes do you have to leave home with to make sure that you arrive at Grandma's with exactly 2 cakes?
Hint: At each bridge you lose half of your cakes, but get one back.
At each bridge you are required to give half of your cakes, and you receive one back.
Which leaves you with 2 cakes after every bridge.
Using the BrainTracker grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central P and no letter can be used twice, however, the letters do not have to be connected. Proper nouns are not allowed, however, plurals are. Can you find the nine letter word?