VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.mathpuzzle.ca Informational Site Network Informational
Privacy
Home Top Rated Puzzles Most Viewed Puzzles All Puzzle Questions Random Puzzle Question Search


A SHOPPING PERPLEXITY.





(Money Puzzles)
Two ladies went into a shop where, through some curious eccentricity, no
change was given, and made purchases amounting together to less than
five shillings. "Do you know," said one lady, "I find I shall require no
fewer than six current coins of the realm to pay for what I have
bought." The other lady considered a moment, and then exclaimed: "By a
peculiar coincidence, I am exactly in the same dilemma." "Then we will
pay the two bills together." But, to their astonishment, they still
required six coins. What is the smallest possible amount of their
purchases--both different?


Read Answer






Next: CHINESE MONEY.

Previous: THE CHRISTMAS-BOXES.



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK




Random Questions

The Royal Gardens
THE STRANGE ESCAPE OF THE KING'S JESTER
The Three Groups.
Money Puzzles
The Garden Walls.
Patchwork Puzzles
A Problem In Mosaics.
Chessboard Problems
A Magic Square Of Composites.
Magic Squares Problem.
Foxes And Geese
MISCELLANEOUS PUZZLES
The Cross And The Triangle
GREEK CROSS PUZZLES
Simple Division.
Money Puzzles
Crossing The Stream.
Measuring, Weight, and Packing Puzzles.
Curious Numbers.
Money Puzzles
The Chifu-chemulpo Puzzle
MISCELLANEOUS PUZZLES
The Clothes Line Puzzle.
Patchwork Puzzles
The Barrels Of Balsam.
Combination and Group Problems
A Chain Puzzle.
Unclassified Problems.
The Cornish Cliff Mystery
Adventures of the Puzzle Club