Tag Archives: betchas

First of the Year Puzzler

A Fourth of July Magic Puzzle for You

In honor of July 4th, here is a puzzler for you. Our nation has had a lot of birthdays.  When counting, what is the first number you come to that contains the letter “a”? 

math magic: the unique number 4

What’s Unusual about the Number 4?

It’s the fourth month so why not a magic puzzle about the number 4.  What is unique about the number 4 that is not found with any other number?

nutrition puzzler

A Nutrition Puzzler

March is National Nutrition Month.  So it only seems appropriate to do a nutrition puzzler. Which is correct:  “Yoke is white” or “Yoke are white”? 

alphabetical number

An Alphabetical Number?

What is the only number whose letters are in reverse alphabetical order?

year end puzzler

Can You Solve our Year End Magic Puzzle?

Year end is approaching.  Time to get your records in order.  Speaking of order, can you answer this:  What is the only number whose letters are in alphabetical order?

puzzler: ben's mother

A Family Puzzler for Thanksgiving

Here’s a fun family puzzler to try out at your Thanksgiving gathering. Ben’s mother has 3 children.  (Show 3 coins on your palm–a nickel, dime, & penny.)  The first one is named Nicole (push the nickel forward).  The second is named Diamond Jim (push the dime forward).  What is the third child’s name?

October puzzler

Can You Solve our October Puzzler?

Challenge:  Can you write “100” without the pen leaving the paper? No marks should be visible connecting the numbers. And the pen must make a mark whenever it moves across the paper. Impossible?  Or can it be done? 

magic puzzle: connect the boxes

A Magic Puzzle to Sharpen You up for Back to School

Can you draw 3 lines connecting the problem with its respective answer?  But wait, I forgot one small detail:  Your lines cannot cross.  And they must all stay within the outer box.  Can you solve this one? 

puzzler: dirt in a hole

Can You Solve this Geometry Gardening Problem?

Spring is coming!  In honor of this, here is a gardening puzzler for you. How much dirt is there in a hole that is 2’x2’x2′?

magic puzzle - alphabet

An Earth Day Puzzler

The alphabet goes from A to Z.  Can you think of a word that goes the opposite way–starts with Z and ends with A?