Riddle: At the Races

Submitted by E. Cohen

You have 32 horses and need to find the 3 fastest. You can race at most 4 at a time. What is the fewest number of races needed?

Last Month’s Riddle: Word Problems

In the addition problem below, each unique letter represents a different digit from 0 to 9. Identical letters represent identical digits. For the sum to be correct, what number must EIGHT represent?

And if W is greater than N but less than V, what must be the values on ONE, TWO and FIVE?

ONE

TWO

+FIVE

EIGHT

Solution:

621

846

+9071

10538

Solved by: Victor Grazi, Rivka Fogel, Haim Soleimani, Daniel Husney

Junior Riddle: Canaries

Submitted by S. D.

If Sam puts in one canary per cage, he has one bird too many. If he puts two canaries per cage, he has one cage too many. How many cages and canaries does Sam have?

Last Month’s Junior Riddle: World Traveler

What can travel around the world while staying in a corner?

Solution: a stamp

Solved by: Joey Harari, Reuvain Blum, Y.C., Rachel Cohen, Yitzy & Paula Nagar, S Mizrahi, Leo Cameo, Chani A, Esther G. Cohen, Jack Hanan, Sara Hindy Bloch