If the sides of the triangle in the diagram are 3, 4 and 5, what is
the area of the shaded square?
A garrison of 600 men has just enough bread ... but, with the news
that the enemy was planning an attack... How many ounces of bread a
day must each man in the garrison be allowed, to hold out 45 days
against the siege of the enemy?
In a race the odds are: 2 to 1 against the rhinoceros winning and 3 to 2 against the hippopotamus winning. What are the odds against the elephant winning if the race is fair?
At Caesar's Palace in Vegas, were three poker players ? Alan,
Bernie and Craig. At the beginning of the night the amount of money
each had was in the ratios 7 : 6 : 5. At the end of the night the
ratio was 6 : 5 : 4.
One of the players won $1 200.
What were the assets of the players at the beginning of the