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


THE SHEEPFOLD.





(Patchwork Puzzles)
It is a curious fact that the answers always given to some of the
best-known puzzles that appear in every little book of fireside
recreations that has been published for the last fifty or a hundred
years are either quite unsatisfactory or clearly wrong. Yet nobody ever
seems to detect their faults. Here is an example:--A farmer had a pen
made of fifty hurdles, capable of holding a hundred sheep only.
Supposing he wanted to make it sufficiently large to hold double that
number, how many additional hurdles must he have?


Read Answer






Next: THE GARDEN WALLS.

Previous: THE PUZZLE WALL.



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

A New Counter Puzzle.
The Guarded Chessboard
The Magic Strips.
Magic Squares Problem.
The Nine Treasure Boxes.
Money Puzzles
Ovid's Game
MISCELLANEOUS PUZZLES
The Exchange Puzzle.
Moving Counter Problem
A Mixed Pedigree.
Money Puzzles
The Spider And The Fly
MISCELLANEOUS PUZZLES
Domestic Economy.
Money Puzzles
The Snail On The Flagstaff
PUZZLING TIMES AT SOLVAMHALL CASTLE
Drawing Her Pension.
Money Puzzles
The Motor-garage Puzzle.
Moving Counter Problem
The Nun's Puzzle
CANTERBURY PUZZLES
The Leap-year Ladies.
Money Puzzles
The Cross Target.
Combination and Group Problems
Giving Change.
Money Puzzles