tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post4456415337059749554..comments2021-01-21T13:53:28.761-05:00Comments on Question of the day: Riddle of the DayAnonymoushttp://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comBlogger45125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-25699534210066554592014-05-20T16:32:33.287-04:002014-05-20T16:32:33.287-04:00You have 12 children, 6 of them are 7 years oldYou have 12 children, 6 of them are 7 years oldAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-56394289031062734632011-05-20T15:13:23.478-04:002011-05-20T15:13:23.478-04:00Count from 12 to 1 u will see that 7 will be the h...Count from 12 to 1 u will see that 7 will be the halfAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-57470439242491369772010-10-17T11:11:13.604-04:002010-10-17T11:11:13.604-04:00This may be a stretch.
You have 12 children in a r...This may be a stretch.<br />You have 12 children in a room, and 6 of them are age 7.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-20295276749625426902010-05-03T03:23:32.484-04:002010-05-03T03:23:32.484-04:00the answer is 12 in roman numerals is XII and if y...the answer is 12 in roman numerals is XII and if you draw a horizontal line through it you get VII which is 7Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-17421587383109197852009-11-04T08:37:08.170-05:002009-11-04T08:37:08.170-05:00i say half of 12 is 7i say half of 12 is 7Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-84984565376125621352009-09-16T06:44:57.536-04:002009-09-16T06:44:57.536-04:00Iagree with all of you but i think the roundin is ...Iagree with all of you but i think the roundin is wrong.TheodoreLhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12159436969255922594noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-29352595599003067812009-05-27T20:04:46.733-04:002009-05-27T20:04:46.733-04:00I'll repeat my previous entry (kind of). I ran th...I'll repeat my previous entry (kind of). I ran this by my math teacher colleagues, and they all agreed that the Base 12 answer was the most clever.<br /><br />It's technically the only correct answer. It's just that most people don't understand bases other than 10.<br /><br />I think I'll do this as a warm-up in Algebra class sometime. :)jeredhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12528386127450345049noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-29081673265549555102009-05-27T19:29:36.473-04:002009-05-27T19:29:36.473-04:00Roman Numerals is more logical.
I remember one in...Roman Numerals is more logical.<br /><br />I remember one in gradeschool that was kind of like this:<br /><br />19 - 1 = 20<br /><br />XIX - I = XX<br /><br />;)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-79861301332260260522009-05-27T17:44:22.881-04:002009-05-27T17:44:22.881-04:00XII cut in half is VIIXII cut in half is VIIAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-47327706391477509562009-05-26T11:24:14.785-04:002009-05-26T11:24:14.785-04:00I like the rounding error answer, but the way I've...I like the rounding error answer, but the way I've seen this before is half of XII is VII, or half of 12 is 7 in roman numerals. <br /><br />Works best in a classroom with a chalkboard.Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-29320642328019038242009-05-26T11:14:18.163-04:002009-05-26T11:14:18.163-04:00yeah the roman numerals work sans serif lolyeah the roman numerals work sans serif lolAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-5814240573950301752009-05-25T21:29:25.439-04:002009-05-25T21:29:25.439-04:00Tara: your second one is fire. =]Tara: your second one is fire. =]Hazel Tumulthttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14862452616979135599noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-63636149062237356252009-05-25T08:00:57.578-04:002009-05-25T08:00:57.578-04:00I'm terrible at riddles and not too great at logic...I'm terrible at riddles and not too great at logic either. But I cannot understand how you can halve the "X" and not "II"?Richard Bublitzhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12930053763445463214noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-2185804911528687572009-05-24T23:09:35.702-04:002009-05-24T23:09:35.702-04:00i agree with Durrocki agree with DurrockAJ Bandahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/08761891733756852643noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-2272691129880603312009-05-24T16:18:51.613-04:002009-05-24T16:18:51.613-04:00abe there is another wayabe there is another wayBloggerIOhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/01071352363802880019noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-86323656379794351212009-05-24T15:02:46.507-04:002009-05-24T15:02:46.507-04:00I can run, but cannot walk. Wherever I go, though...I can run, but cannot walk. Wherever I go, thought follows close behind. What am I?<br /><br />Give me food and I will live. Give me water and I will die. What am I?Tarahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00357637043381108419noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-26742882143852342072009-05-24T11:58:03.444-04:002009-05-24T11:58:03.444-04:00I am basically very fond of working out puzzles an...I am basically very fond of working out puzzles and crosswords. But these are tough. I cannot seem to answer even a single question. <br />I think you are one of the few blogs that I think really deserve the blogs of note!radhahttp://mommyliciousma.blogspot.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-48857394217473921222009-05-24T05:36:37.834-04:002009-05-24T05:36:37.834-04:00I think the explanation of Durrock is great!
;)I think the explanation of Durrock is great!<br />;)Helda The Teenagerhttp://indonesia-teenager.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-25051349415048434482009-05-24T02:28:17.232-04:002009-05-24T02:28:17.232-04:00aaaa.. okay.. roman thing made sense..
but how ab...aaaa.. okay.. roman thing made sense.. <br />but how about if we divide musical notes into two groups- natural notes and sharp/flat notes.. <br />then if we cut out 'half' the thing (sharp notes), we're left with seven natural notes!! <br /><br />stupid logic i know.. just an option! :Psunnyhttp://sunnysaib.blogspot.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-75877126977856841192009-05-23T11:33:38.135-04:002009-05-23T11:33:38.135-04:00hey i have a good one for you please respond on my...hey i have a good one for you please respond on my blog and i will give it to youMariehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/15757539918770047587noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-69816631983515721042009-05-23T11:15:29.135-04:002009-05-23T11:15:29.135-04:0099compromisehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/13038105457773841706noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-79443467899574418922009-05-23T06:02:57.294-04:002009-05-23T06:02:57.294-04:00the of 12 is 6.5, if you estimate it the answer is...the of 12 is 6.5, if you estimate it the answer is 7!!!! getslovelinehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/04481979141412111356noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-87236735625121211762009-05-23T04:37:46.884-04:002009-05-23T04:37:46.884-04:00I have to go with Durrock's answer because I can't...I have to go with Durrock's answer because I can't come up with my own answer when it involves numbers :PSarah :)https://www.blogger.com/profile/02014507107593724045noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-59523191718452634312009-05-23T02:50:12.905-04:002009-05-23T02:50:12.905-04:00hahaAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-27263211773515507762009-05-22T22:16:50.479-04:002009-05-22T22:16:50.479-04:00well, a baker's dozen is 13 so if you divide that,...well, a baker's dozen is 13 so if you divide that, one half would be bigger - hence, 7...<br /><br />and if you believe that....Annettehttp://www.significantsnail.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.com