Riddle: Maximum Product

Submitted by: S. Sutton

Use all the digits from 1 to 9 without repeating, to form two numbers such that their product is maximum. A digit used should be unique across both the numbers. For example, the numbers formed could be 1234 and 56789.

Junior Riddle: To Get to the Other Side

Submitted by: Ralph Esses

Jake was standing on one side of the river, and his dog Scruffy was standing on the other side. “Come on Scruffy, come, boy!” shouted Jake. Scruffy crossed the river and got a treat for being a good dog. The amazing thing was that there was no bridge or tunnel and Scruffy didn’t even get wet! How did Scruffy do it?

Last Month’s Junior Riddle:

Basket of Apples

A basket contains five apples. Do you know how to divide them among five kids so that each one has an apple and one apple stays in the basket?

Solution: Four kids get an apple (one apple for each one of them) and the fifth kid gets an apple with the basket still containing the apple.

Solved by: David Mizrahi, Paula and Shirly Sardar, Meital and Zukie Sardar, Chani A., Daniel Dilamani, Chaim Fensterheim and Michael Harari.