Two brothers were left some money, amounting to an exact number of pounds, to divide between them. DEE undertook the division. "But your heap is larger than mine!" cried DUM...

Anne completes a circuit around a circular track in 40 seconds.
Brenda runs in the opposite direction and meets Anne every 15
seconds. How long does it take Brenda to run around the track?

Tricky Fractions

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level

Find $x$, where $$\frac{1}{2}-\frac{1}{4}+\frac{1}{8}-\frac{1}{16}+\dots-\frac{1}{1024}=\frac{x}{1024}$$