BRAIN TEASERS
Brain Teasers User Profile

Vladimir Krnac

rank
7
points
2086
See full ranking list
short ranking list
5. Donya Sayah30 2169
6. Snezana Milanovic 2138
7. Vladimir Krnac 2086
8. Roxana zavari 2083
9. Erkain Mahajanian 2026
last 3 solved tasks
NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 4371 using numbers [7, 5, 1, 4, 53, 839] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.
The aim is to place the some numbers from the list (12, 16, 17, 21, 22, 26, 55, 60, 63, 65, 85) into the empty squares and squares marked with A, B an C. Sum of each row and column should be equal. All the numbers of the magic square must be different. Find values for A, B, and C. Solution is A-B-C.
The aim is to place the some numbers from the list (3, 5, 6, 14, 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 27, 74) into the empty squares and squares marked with A, B an C. Sum of each row and column should be equal. All the numbers of the magic square must be different. Find values for A, B, and C. Solution is A*B*C.

Friedrich von Esmarch

Died 23 Feb 1908 at age 85 (born 9 Jan 1823).German surgeon who was the first to introduce a first-aid kit and triage on the battlefield. He introduced first aid training for both military and civilian personnel. His handbooks of military surgical techniques were used extensively as the best on the topic. The Esmarch bandage is a triangular piece of linen or cotton, with a long side about 4 ft. It can be used folded or open, and applied in 32 different ways. Esmarch insisted that every soldier carry one in battle for temporary dressing and field-work. Esmarch also invented an apparatus, using a narrow hard rubber tourniquet with a chain fastener to control bleeding in tying off an extremity in such a way that it is made bloodless. When used during amputation, being bloodless made it easier to operate on a limb.

Cure for a Cough

The owner of a drugstore walks in to find a guy leaning heavily against a wall with an odd look on his face.
The owner asks the clerk, "What's with that guy over there by the wall?"
The clerk says, "Well, he came in here at 7 A.M. to get something for his cough. I couldn't find the cough syrup, so I gave him an entire bottle of laxatives."
The owner says, "You idiot! You can't treat a cough with laxatives!"
The clerk says, "Oh yeah? Look at him-he's afraid to cough!"

Jokes of the day - Daily updated jokes. New jokes every day.
Follow Brain Teasers on social networks
This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to help the site properly. Others give us insight into how the site is used and help us to optimize the user experience. See our privacy policy.