## Monthly Archive - November 2014brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, mathematical problems, mastermind, cinemania... These are the tasks listed 1 to 10. |

## Calculate the number 224

NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 224 using numbers [1, 7, 6, 1, 24, 729] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.**24**

**Sanja Šabović**.

## CINEMANIA: Guess the movie title

Film was made in 1950.**39**

**Djordje Timotijevic**.

## Find the right combination

The computer chose a secret code (sequence of 4 digits from 1 to 6). Your goal is to find that code. Black circles indicate the number of hits on the right spot. White circles indicate the number of hits on the wrong spot.**45**

**James Lillard**.

### The Sailor And The Pirate

A sailor meets a pirate in a bar, and take turns boasting of their adventures on the high seas. The sailor notes that the pirate has a peg-leg, hook, and an eyepatch.

The sailor asks "So, how did you end up with the peg-leg?"

The pirate replies "We were in a storm at sea, and I was swept overboard into a school of sharks. Just as my men were pulling me out a shark bit my leg off."

"Wow!" said the sailor. "What about your hook"?

"Well...", replied the pirate, "While my men and I were plundering in the middle east, I was caught stealing from a merchant and the punishment for theft in the middle east is the loss of the hand that steals"

"Incredible!" remarked the sailor. "How did you get the eyepatch"?

"A sea gull dropping fell into my eye.", replied the pirate.

"You lost your eye to a sea gull dropping?" the sailor asked incredulously.

"Well...", said the pirate, "..it was my first day with the hook."

## Calculate the number 6560

NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 6560 using numbers [2, 2, 8, 8, 69, 890] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.**29**

**Sanja Šabović**.

## CINEMANIA: Guess the movie title

An elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him. Film was made in 1985.**50**

**Djordje Timotijevic**.

## Find the right combination

The computer chose a secret code (sequence of 4 digits from 1 to 6). Your goal is to find that code. Black circles indicate the number of hits on the right spot. White circles indicate the number of hits on the wrong spot.**52**

**James Lillard**.

## Calculate the number 9763

NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 9763 using numbers [7, 5, 5, 6, 90, 769] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.**28**

**Sanja Šabović**.

## Find the right combination

The computer chose a secret code (sequence of 4 digits from 1 to 6). Your goal is to find that code. Black circles indicate the number of hits on the right spot. White circles indicate the number of hits on the wrong spot.**47**

**James Lillard**.

## Calculate the number 678

NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 678 using numbers [3, 8, 9, 5, 80, 315] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.**28**

**Sanja Šabović**.

## CINEMANIA: Guess the movie title

Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. Film was made in 1981.**61**

**Djordje Timotijevic**.