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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
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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