Cunning Mind-Bending Puzzlesby Terry Stickels
1. If Molly's daughter is my daughter's mother, what am I
Try any of these 150 word, number, and logic puzzles, and you'll encounter some surprising new ways to analyze, observe, and decide. You've been warned, so don't get frustrated when you feel yourself getting pushed out of the ruts of your usual problem-solving skills. Try these sample warmup exercises:
1. If Molly's daughter is my daughter's mother, what am I to Molly?
2. Which is larger, one-third times one-third of a dozen dozen, or one-third dozen halved and cubed?
3. How old is the man who told his friend, "Four years from now I'll be twice as old as I was fourteen years ago"?
Answers: 1. I am Molly's daughter. 2. The first calculation is larger. 3. He's 32 years old.
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