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Since we're after three numbers that multiply together, a good place to start is the cube root of 1,287, which is 10.88 (2 dp).
We quickly find that the numbers must be 9, 11 and 13.
Puzzle 1211
Which is heavier, a kilo of feathers or...
...a kilo of steel?
[Ref: ZSOU]
Hint: This is a Gotcha.
Answer: They weigh the same.
Puzzle 1212
I have a drawer full of socks.
There are 5 socks of each colour, red and green, evenly mixed. In the morning, when it is very dark, I need to pull out a pair of socks of the same colour.
How many must I pull out of the drawer to ensure that I have at least one pair of matching socks?
[Ref: ZVFI]
Hint: I'm after a pair of any colour.
Answer: Three socks.
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