If you have two identical screws and arrange them such that their threads touch each other with their heads facing away from each other.
Screw one screw and unscrew the other.
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One screw tries to get closer to the other at the same rate that it gets away.
In my money box I found $36.80 made up of equal numbers of quarters, dimes and nickels.
How many of each coin did I find?
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Hint: Remember that a quarter is 25c, a dime is 10c and a nickel is 5c.
Answer: 92 of each coin.
As there are an equal number of quarters, dimes and nickels we know that the answer is a multiple of 25 + 10 + 5 = 40c.
3680 ÷ 40 = 92.
What is detailed below?
It is greater than God,
More evil than the devil,
The poor have it,
The rich need it,
And if you eat it, you'll die.
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What well known saying is represented by:
An extended repertoire of comestible preparers vitiate the vichyssoise.
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Hint: A very common proverb.
Answer: Too many cooks spoil the broth.