April 29th Brain Teaser Solution

Brain Teasers: A brain teaser is a form of puzzle that requires thought to solve. It often requires thinking in unconventional ways with given constraints in mind; sometimes it also involves lateral thinking. Logic puzzles and riddles are specific types of brain teasers. Today's can be found below....

The Teaser

1. A woman bought a used car for \$600 and sold it a friend for \$800. She later bought it back for \$1,000 and resold it for \$1,200. Did she make any profit and if so, how much?

2. Can you pick the god from the list provided that will complete this group?
Zeus, Hephaestus, Gaea,?
Choose from: Dionysus, Athena, Hermes, Poseidon, Aphrodite

The Solution

1. At first glance it appears she made a profit of \$200, however this is not the case. She made a total profit of \$400 since she made \$200 profit each time she sold the car.

2. Poseidon finishes the group. These Greek gods were associated with the four elements (air, fire, earth and water, respectively).

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