Can you find three consecutive primes which total 190,747 when multiplied together?
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Hint: Try finding the cube root of 190,747.
Answer: 53, 59 and 61.
53 x 59 x 61 = 190,747.
The cube root of 190,747 is approximately 58, which is a good starting point for finding the numbers.
If I took 12 apples from a pile of 23 apples...
...how many apples would I have?
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Hint: The answer isn't 11.
I would have 12 apples and 11 would remain in the pile.
Which pair of letters comes next in this sequence:
on et wo th re ef ou
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Hint: Try removing the spaces.
This sequence spells out the numbers onetwothreefou ive etc. rf
At a recent BrainBashers party, I noted the ages of the children who attended.
Daniel was 3, James and Keith were 4, Jessica and Rebecca were 5.
How old was Lara?
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Hint: Look at the vowels.
Consonants are worth 2 and vowels are worth -1.