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1 Tall Men Next Door Nex door to me live four brothers of different heights. Their average height is 74 inches, and the difference in height amongst the first three men is two inches. The difference between the third and the fourth man is six inches. Can you tell how tall is each brother? 2 A Matter of Time F ifty minutes ago if it was four times as many minutes past three o’clock, how many minutes is it to six o'clock? * 3 Brothers and Sisters A family | know has several children. Each boy in this family has as many sisters as brothers but each girl has twice as many brothers as sisters. How many brothers and sisters are there? 4 Around the Equator Tuo identical trains, at the equator start travelling round the world in opposite directions. They start together. run at the same speed and are on different tracks. Which train will wear out its wheel treads first? 10 5 ‘Over the Golden Gate Wire in San Francisco some time back, I hired a car to drive over the Golden Gate bridge. I started in the afternoon when there was no traffic rush. So | could drive at a speed of 40 miles an hour. While returning. however. | got caught in the traffic rush and I could only manage to drive at a speed of 25 miles an hour. What was my average speed for the round tnp? 6 The Digits and Square Numbers Au the nine digits are arranged here so as'to form four squate numbers: 9 81, 324, 576 How would you put them together so as to forma single smallest possible square number and a single largest possible square number? 11