# Bogglers Solution

Thursday, November 25, 2004

Hungry Scientists

1.         Max Tissue

Charles Osmium

Fred Radian

Susan Infinity

2.         Susan is a chemist.

Max is a biologist.

Fred is a physicist

Charles is a geologist.

3.         Max is from Canada and eats fish.

Charles is from England and eats steak.

Susan is from Spain and eats chicken.

Fred is from Germany and eats vegetarian fare.

Magic Numbers

1.            The numbers are 2 and 2 because 2 + 2 = 2 x 2.

2.          Another answer is 0 and 0 because 0 + 0 = 0 x 0.

3.             If one number is 3, the other is 1.5 because 3 + 1.5 = 3 x 1.5.

4.             The only solution using positive numbers is 1, 2, and 3, because 1 + 2 + 3 = 1 x 2 x 3.

There are an infinite number of solutions using negative numbers because

(-1) + 0 + 1 = (-1) x 0 x 1, (-2) + 0 + 2 = (-2) x 0 x 2, and so on.

Rose Rows

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