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#1 2005-10-18 12:06:55

anyarules
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Registered: 2005-07-24
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IMPROVE YOUR PROBLEM SOLVING AND LATERAL THINKING SKILLS help!!

Hello whoever you are can you help me on this question? I find it difficult.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------In the town of Cashless they trade instead of using money. Here is the value of trading items.
~ 1 monkey = 3 pigs
~ 6 pigs = 12 cows
~ 16 cows = 10 chickens
~ 25 chickens = 50 shells

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Can you please post the answer? It's for an exam. Thanx.

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#2 2005-10-18 13:07:19

Zach
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Registered: 2005-03-23
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Re: IMPROVE YOUR PROBLEM SOLVING AND LATERAL THINKING SKILLS help!!

There's no question.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#3 2005-10-18 17:36:05

MathsIsFun
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Registered: 2005-01-21
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Re: IMPROVE YOUR PROBLEM SOLVING AND LATERAL THINKING SKILLS help!!

Cool. Without a question I can make up my own answers:

1 pig = 2 cows
1 chicken = 1.6 cows = 2 shells

The most valuable thing seems to be a monkey.

1 monkey = 3 pigs = 6 cows = 3.75 chickens = 7.5 shells


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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