Question: Use the numbers 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8 and the symbols (x) and (=) to form a true equation. Note: Each number and symbol is to only be used once and no extra number or symbol is included.
Question: Find the five digit number in which the first digit is one half of the the 4 fourth digit, the second digit is one fourth of the last digit, the fourth digit is 3 times the second digit, and the third digit is the first digit plus 4.
Answer: 32768. The first digit, 3 is half of the fourth digit, 6. The second digit 2 is one fourth of the last digit 8. The fourth digit, 6 is 3 times the second digit which is 3x2, and the third digit is four more than the first digit which is 3+4 which would be 7.
Question: You have 3,000 grapes with you. You have to send these grapes to a city which is 1000 km from your farm. These are the rules that you have to follow; ◾Your truck can carry only 1,000 grapes at a time. ◾Every time you travel a kilometer towards the city you have to pay a toll tax of 1 grape. ◾You pay nothing when going in the other direction. (towards your farm) What is highest number of grapes you can get to the city?
Answer: Step one: First you will make 3 trips of 1,000 grapes up to 333 kilometers. You will be left with 2,001 grapes and 667 kilometers to go. Step two: Next you will take 2 trips of 1,000 grapes 500 kilometers. You will be left with 1,000 grapes and 167 kilometers to go (you have to leave a grape behind). Step three: Finally, you travel the last 167 kilometers with one load of 1,000 grapes and are left with 833 grapes in the city.
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