Question: As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives,
Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits:
Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,
How many were there going to St. Ives?
Hint: Who is going to St. Ives?
Answer: 1, the only person that is assumed to be going to St. Ives is the narrator. But the following answers can be found if looking at the question in other ambiguous ways: 2802, 2800, 0, 2, 2753, 7, and 9.
Question: If you have 30 white socks, 22 black socks, and 14 blue socks scattered across the floor in the dark, how many would you have to grab to get a matching pair?
Answer: 4. Once you grab 4 you will definitely have 2 of the same color.
Answer: The two triangles have different slopes so in the second shape the two triangles cause the shape to bulge out to account for the extra square unit.
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