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Did you solve the puzzle correctly? Check out the video above, then check your answers to the questions below:
If you take 3 cookies from a plate of 5 cookies, how many do you have?
Answer: Three (Trick question. You took three and left two.)
How many 7s are there between 1 and 100?
A baker's dozen / a dozen egg
John and Norah have a chicken coop with 10 hens. John eats 3 eggs everyday for breakfast and Norah sells the rest. At the end of the week, Norah had sold 70 eggs. How many eggs did each rooster lay?
Answer: None (roosters don't lay eggs)
Gift to share
What is something you want to share if you have but if you share you don't have?
Answer: a secret
One of these things just doesn't belong
Which number doesn't fit? 3785, 4756, 9842, 1787
Answer: 4756 – all the other numbers add up to 23 (3 + 7 + 8 + 5 = 23)