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Mathematics Trivia

Some of these are pretty easy but others take some time and thought.1.Simplify the expression (x+a)(x–b)(x+c) ··· (x–z).2.Arrange the integers 1 through 15 in a row so that the sum of any twoadjacent integers is a perfect square.3.What is the smallest number that when divided by each of the digits 1through 9 leaves no remainder?4.Find five different whole numbers, all less than nine, such that the sumof three of them equals the sum of the other two, and also the sum of thesquares of the first three equals the sum of the squares of the other two.5.Find a 6-digit number such that if you transfer the two left-most digitsto the right, the new number is double the original.6.One year on the fourth of July, Samantha figured that there were 73 daysuntil her birthday. What are the day and month of Samantha's birthday?If the fourth of July that year was on a Wednesday, what day of the weekwas Samantha's birthday that year?7.In a gaggle of geese and a flock of sheep, there are 98 eyes and 162 legs.How many geese and how many sheep are there?8.Why are the digits 8, 5, 4, 9, 1, 7, 6, 3, 2, 0 arranged in this order?9.Twin primes are prime numbers that differ by two, for example 3 and 5.There are eight pairs of twin primes less than 100. Find them.10.Mrs. Chambers is buying Christmas presents for her seven children to giveeach other. If each child gives one present to each of the others, howmany presents will Mrs. Chambers have to buy?11.If the eggs in a basket are counted by 2s, 3s, 5s, or 7s, there is oneegg left each time. What is the smallest number of eggs that could be inthe basket?12.What is the weight of a fish that weighs six pounds plus half its weight?13.The Yankees and the Tigers play five baseball games. They each win three.No ties or disputed games were involved. How could this be?14.Two fathers and two sons own 21 horses. They're moving to differentparts of the country and want to divide the horses equally amongthemselves. How is this possible?15.Write the number twelve thousand twelve hundred twelve in simplest form.16.How many balls are needed for a single elimination Ping-Pong tournamentif a new ball is used for each match and there are eight participants?12 participants? 25 participants? N participants?17.My age this year is a multiple of 7 and next year it will be a multipleof 5. I am not yet 50; can you tell how old I am? What if you know thatI am over 30?18.I have $1.15 in coins, but I cannot make change for a dollar, a halfdollar, a quarter, a dime, or a nickel. What coins do I have?19.A clock strikes the hour on the hour. It strikes twice on each half hourand once on each quarter hour. How many times does it strike in each24-hour period?20.A wooden cube is painted orange on all sides. It is then sliced into 27equal smaller cubes. How many of the smaller cubes are orange on threefaces, two faces, one face, and no faces?21.An ant is determined to climb a flagpole that is 18 feet tall. Each day

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