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Mesmerizing Mind-Bending Puzzles
     

Mesmerizing Mind-Bending Puzzles

by Terry Stickels, Denise M. Beggs
 
How many hundreds of times have you seen the top row of letters on a typewriter? Figure out the only 10-letter word that can be created from those letters. (See answer #1 below.) Next, try a simple number puzzle: What is 10 percent of 90 percent of 80 percent? (See answer #2.) Or combine letters and numbers with this puzzle: Do this quickly: Write down

Overview

How many hundreds of times have you seen the top row of letters on a typewriter? Figure out the only 10-letter word that can be created from those letters. (See answer #1 below.) Next, try a simple number puzzle: What is 10 percent of 90 percent of 80 percent? (See answer #2.) Or combine letters and numbers with this puzzle: Do this quickly: Write down twelve thousand twelve hundred twenty-two. (See #3.) You'll also want to try Frame Games, that use arrangements of words and numbers to create a thought, along with the puzzles that ask you to count lots of triangles inside a larger one, and many other types of visual-letter-number mind-benders.

Answers:
1. TYPEWRITER.
2. 7.2%
3. 13,222

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806987743
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Series:
Mensa Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.27(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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