PSLE: Dear students, Do not STRESS; Do your BEST; Forget the REST. "You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi.

Tricks and teasers

1. The ladder on a ship in the harbor had ten rungs, a foot apart. the bottom rung touched the water at low tide. When the tide rose 3 feet, how many of the rungs of ladder were under water?

2. Walking from his house to the store, Cy takes 1 hour and 20 minutes. Returning to hs home at the same speed, it takes 80 minutes. How could this be?

3. A certain pole is 10 feet long. If you sawed it into 5 pieces, each 2 feet long, how many times would you cut it?

4. How many two fathers and two sons divide 21 one dollar bills evenly among themselves, without making change?

4. They were a grandfather, his son and this son's son making three men. Each would get $7.
3. Four Cuts.
2. Eighty minutes = 1 hour 20 minutes
1. None; the ship rose with the tide