Easy Puzzles

Puzzle 5

My current age, is the age of my brother (who is 14), plus one third of my age.

How old will I be when my brother is twice his current age?

Puzzle 6

Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right adding up the numbers along the way, what is the largest sum you can make?

Puzzle 7

Yesterday I went for a short bicycle ride around the local lakes. As the weather was very hot, I rode in various stages.

In the first stage I rode half of the overall distance.

Stage two saw half of the remaining distance plus 35 metres covered.

Stage three covered three-quarters of the remaining distance.

Stage four completed half of the remaining distance plus 75 metres.

Stage five completed the journey with a final burst of 150 metres.

How far did I cycle in total?

Puzzle 8

• Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has letters (in any order) that form a common word.
• Each letter is only used once, and no letter is repeated in the rows/cols/blocks.
• Letters allowed: W A R M T H.

[Ref: ZUII] © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo.