25 August 2011

Mind Games 1: Answers

Answers to questions 1-6.


  • Reader answer: Maybe the lady shared a delivery room with another lady and they birthed at the same time and she adopted the other baby.

  • Reader answer: A more fair method would be to cut the quarters, then line the quarters up so you can cut them all in half with one slice. And then everyone can have a slice with icing on!
  • Reader answer: If you make a circular, vertical cut through the top of the cake, you will be left with a round piece in the middle with a ring of cake around it. Cut these in quarters and you have 8 pieces, all with icing. It will admittedly be a bit tricky to ensure all the pieces are equal but it's mathematically possible :) .


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