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.
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.
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.