This Weeks MINDTRAP Solution

MindTrap #28

May 18, 2019

24 kilograms. We are trying to determine the total weight of three halves. Since one block weighs eight kilograms plus half a block, we know that one block or two halves weigh 16 kilograms. Therefore, a block and a half or three halves would weigh 8x3 or 24 kilograms.

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MindTrap #27

May 10, 2019

Fourteen dollars. Since Pete makes no extra profit on the second container, he must be selling it at cost. The difference between $19 and $33 is $14

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MindTrap #26

May 2, 2019

The fishing party consisted of three people. A grandmother, a mother, and a daughter. The mother is both a mother and a daughter.

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