Daft Dave did such a good job of the housing estate, he was asked to paint the room numbers on all of the doors of the fourth floor of the local hotel. He painted all of the numbers from 400 to 499. How many times did he paint the number 4?
After a recent spate of home improvements, four couples were having a dinner party to discuss the additions to their houses.
Alan had not recently had a new bathroom. Kara had not yet done her kitchen, but perhaps would update it next. Brian, who is married to Maud, had not had new windows. Laura delighted in showing photographs of her new conservatory. Neither Charles nor David had a new kitchen. Julie had not had new windows. Alan, who also had not had windows, is not married to Laura and Charles is not married to Kara.
Who is married to whom and what work had they recently undertaken, assuming that each couple had one improvement and no two couples had the same improvement.
Alan is married to Julie and they had a new kitchen.
Brian is married to Maud and they had a new bathroom.
Charles is married to Laura and they had a new conservatory.
David is married to Kara and they had new windows.
What word can prefix (go before) these letters to make a valid word in each case:
How many squares, of any size, can be found on a standard chess board?
How many rectangles, of any size, can be found on a standard chess board?
Remember when counting the rectangles, that squares are also rectangles.
Hint: How many 8x8 squares are there, what about 7x7.
Answer: 1296 rectangles and 204 squares.
Using the BrainTracker grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central D and no letter can be used twice, however, the letters do not have to be connected. Proper nouns are not allowed, however, plurals are. Can you find the nine letter word?