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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Here are some more "Stephen Froggatt" puzzles:

The Mysterious Murder Of Obadiah Squelch

Who Squares Wins

Fund Raising Fun

Pure Coin-cidence

Cutting Across A Cross

Birthday Smarties

Who Weighs What

The Strange Mind Of Eureka Blip

The Magic Cakes

Eating Pies

Absolutely Christmas Crackers

12 Days Of Christmas

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

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Nice puzzles. After all those mince pies it is no wonder Horace is the heaviest of his friends...

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

Pure-Coincidence was the first problem I ever saw. My Mom showed it to me and I never forgot how amazing the solution was.

Hungry Horace reduces to three simultaneous equations.

horace = 50

tim = 25

kate = 35

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Thanks Guys,

That was cool of your Mom, bobby. I will also add the equns to "Who Weighs What"

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Thanks MIF.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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