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Magic Puzzle - Make 100 with Four 9s

Sept is the 9th Month. Can You Make 100 with Four 9’s?

You can combine the 9’s however you wish, and use whatever arithmetic symbols you’d like–+, -, x, /.  Any ideas?


Learn Magic - Coin-Pen Vanish

Learn Magic: Coin-Pen Vanish

It’s back to school time. Here is a trick with a pencil and a coin with which to amaze your friends! Wand to learn to perform this? Would you like to learn more magic? We may be offering an after school magic class at your school! Call or email us to find out.  314-961-6912.  If not, let’s see if we can get one started.


Magic Puzzle - An Unusual Word

An Unusual Word

Back to school time is coming, so how about a quick word puzzle?  Can you think of a word with 3 u’s in it? 


math magic 1707 word puzzle

Have you a clue what this word puzzle is saying?


puzzler: unusual sentences

What is Unusual about these 3 Sentences?

It’s back to school time, so here is an interesting literacy puzzler.  What is unusual about these 3 sentences?  Do you know what they are called? Both fickle dwarves jinx my pig quiz. Quick fox jumps nightly above wizard. Five quacking zephyrs jolt my wax bed.


Math Puzzle - Arrange Five Six's

Can You Arrange Five 6’s so They Equal 19?

You can put the 6’s together however you’d like.  And you can use whatever arithmetic symbols you want:  +, -, x, or /.  Tough one, eh?


puzzler: spelling bee

Spelling Bee

Can you arrange the 9 letters of “EXTENSION” to spell 3 numbers?  Each is less than 20.  You may only use each letter once.


puzzler: abe

The Alphabet: A-B-E?

Professor Wordsmith says that the letter that comes right after AB in the alphabet is E.  How can this be?


puzzler: 26 cents

26 cents

I have 2 coins in my hand totaling 26 cents.  One of them is not a penny.  What are they? 


puzzler 5x6=8x4?

5×6=8×4?

My English teacher says that 5×6=8×4.  How can that be true?