Question: On a clock, how many times a day do the minute and hour hand overlap?
Answer: 22 times: 12:00:00, 1:05:27, 2:10:55, 3:16:22, 4:21:49, 5:27:16, 6:32:44, 7:38:11, 8:43:38, 9:49:05, 10:54:33. Each twice a day.
Question: A tomato vine is 3 meters long. The bottom foot of the vine doesn't grow any tomatoes but the rest of the vine grows a tomato every 5 inches.
How many vegetables can grow off of the vine?
Answer: The vine won't grow any vegetables, a tomato is a fruit! But the vine will grow 21 tomatoes.
Question: Thomas has missed an excessive number of days of school, so he must meet with Principal Davis. Mr. Davis asks him "Why on Earth have you missed so many days?"
Thomas replies "There just isn't enough time for school. I need 8 hours of sleep a day, which adds up to about 122 days a year. Weekends off is 104 days a year. Summer vacation is about 60 days. If I spend about an hour on each meal, that's 3 hours a day or 45 days a year. I need at least 2 hours of exercise and relaxation time each day to stay physically and mentally fit, adding another 30 days.
Add all of that up and you get about 361 days. That only leaves 4 days for school."
The principal knows Thomas is full of it, but can't figure out why. Where is Thomas going wrong?
Answer: There are two reasons:
First, Thomas is double counting a lot of the days. A lot of the time spent sleeping, eating, and relaxing occurs during weekends and the summer. Weekends also occur during the summer, so all of these hours are getting counted several times.
Secondly, school isn't an all day thing. So the 4 days actually represents more days of school. If school is 6 hours per day, those four days represents 16 days of school.
Question: You find me behind the stars; or in a sixth, seventh, or third.
It takes something round, a computer, and me to make pie.
I am bigger than anything you can think of.
What am I?
Answer: Infinity (A sixth, seventh and third all go on forever in decimal form. Pi instead of pie).
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