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There is an Escalator and 2 persons move down it.A takes 50 steps and B takes 75 steps while the escalator is moving down. Given that the time taken by A to take 1 step is equal to the time taken by B to take 3 steps. Find the no. of steps in the escalator while it is stationary?

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A toy vendor is selling toys from door to door. He visits a house

& asks the owner lady to buy toys for her kids. Lady, being a

smart customer, says to Toy Vendor If you can tell me the ages

of my 3 Kids correctly then only I will buy Toys from you.

Toy Vendor says OK am, Please give me some clue

â€œIf you multiply ages of my 3 kids you get figure 36. And if you add ages of my 3 kids you get House Number of my neighbor replies Lady.

Toy Vendor thinks for a while, goes & notes Number of Neighbour's house & returns saying am, some more information is required

OK, my eldest daughter plays Harmonium very nicely replies Lady. Oh, in that case, I have got the answer to your question replies Toy Vendor & tells the Lady the correct ages of her Kids.

Can you tell ages of Lady's Kids?

What is House Number of Lady's Neighbour ??

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Each of the letters in the equation below represents one of the digits from 0 to 9. Determine which digit corresponds to each letter.

FORTY

+ TEN

+ TEN

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SIXTY

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# Camel and Banana

A person has 3000 bananas and a camel. The person wants to transport maximum number of bananas to a destination which is 1000 KMs away, using only the camel as a mode of transportation. The camel cannot carry more than 1000 bananas at a time and eats a banana every km it travels. What is the maximum number of bananas that can be transferred to the destination using only camel (no other mode of transportation is allowed).

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A man wanted to get into his work building, but he had forgotten his code. However, he did remember five clues.

These are what those clues were:

**# The fifth number plus the third number equals fourteen.**

# The fourth number is one more than the second number.

# The first number is one less than twice the second number.

# The second number plus the third number equals ten.

# The sum of all five numbers is 30.

What were the five numbers and in what order?Â

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There are 25 horses. In each race, only 5 horses can participate.How many races are required to selectÂ best 5 horses out of 25?

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On my way to the fair, I met 7 jugglers and a bear, every juggler had 6 cats, every cat had 5 rats, every rat had 4 houses, every house had 3 mouses, every mouse had 2 louses, every louse had a spouse. How many in all are going to the fair?Â

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Three friends went to a hotel. The bill was Rs $75 Each one contributed $25. The waiter took the bill to the cashier. The cashier was happy & decided to give them a discount of

$5 and asked the waiter to return them $5.

Now the waiter was confused. How to distribute $5 among 3

persons?

He kept $2 in his pocket and gave $1 to each one of the 3 persons. So initially each one had contributed $25. Now as they are Given $1 back, their contribution reduces to $24. They all contributed $24. ie 24x3=72 and 2 dollars are in the waiters pocket. The total becomes $74. But they had paid $75. Where is the remaining $1?

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If 5/2 artists make 5/2 paintings using 5/2 canvases in 5/2 days then how many artists r required to make 25 paintings using 25 canvases in 25 days?Â

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At a restaurant, how can Jack choose one out of three desserts with equal probability with the help of a coin? What if the coin is biased and the bias is unknown?

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