July 27th 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. How can a woman in New York, without getting a divorce or becoming a widow, or otherwise legally separated, legally marry 10 men?

2. I am a 4-digit number that is the same when my digits are written backwards. The sum of my outside digits is 6 times the sum of my two middle digits. What number am I?

3. The local Music Society had their fall concert last night. Ticket prices were as follows: men \$5, women \$2, children 10 cents. Coincidentally, 120 people attended and \$120 was earned from ticket sales. How many men, women and children were in attendance?

The Solution

1. She was a clergy woman.

2. 6116 - Written the same forward and backwards. 6+6=12. 1+1=2x6=12.

3. 17 men, 13 women, and 90 children

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