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196. There are 6 oranges in a box. Without cutting up any of the oranges, Pauline divided the 6 oranges among 6 children and 1 orange was left in the box.   How did she do it?

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197. AB + CD + (EF/GH) + (I/J) = 100

Each of the ten digits, from 0 to 9 has been used once and only once in the construction of the above sum.  Can you replace the letters with the digits?  There is more than one valid answer!

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198. Find the word that fits the first definition, then add a "Y" to the end of it to make a new word that matches the second definition.

Add a "Y" to some cooking utensils, and find a flower.

Add a "Y" to a body appendage, and find a fighting force.

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199. What comes next in this sequence:

ENO   OWT   EHRET   ROUF   EIVF   XIS         ?      

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200. Make a dent in your mental energy and complete the word below by filling in the missing letters.

A  _  B  _  _  _  X  _  R  _  _  S  _  Y

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201. Arrange the ten digits 0 to 9 in three arithmetical sums, using three of the four operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, and using no signs except the ordinary ones implying those operations.  Here is an example to make it quite clear:

3 + 4 = 7          9 - 8 = 1          5 X 6 = 30

But, the example is not correct, as the number 2 has not been used and the number 3 has been used twice.  Can you come up with a valid solution?

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202. One four-letter word will fit on all three lines below to make new words with the word preceding and the word following.  (example: IN       DOOR      STOP)  The same 4-letter word must be used for all 3 lines.  What's the word?

BACK         _______       SOME
FREE           _______       MADE
SECOND    _______       BAG

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203. Several cartons of candy are being shipped from a manufacturer to warehouses where they will be prepackaged to sell to stores.  The candy in each carton needs to be divided equally among 3, 4, 5, or 7 stores.  What is the least number of pieces of candy that each carton can have?

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204. If today is Monday, what is the day after the day before the day before tomorrow?

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205. Kevin flew to Puzzleland at the fantastic speed of 1000 miles per hour.  There he picked up his friend and flew back, burdened by the extra weight, at only 500 miles per hour.  What was his average speed?

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206. Can you find common English words containing the  following groups of three letters consecutively?  For example, MMU exists in AMMUNITION, but you should be able to come up with an alternative word.

BBT          GGH          MMU          SSP          FFH          HHO

NNK          TTH          RRH          KKN          PPH          VVY

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207. What three-letter word inserted in the blanks below will create two new words from those on either side?

HIGH          __________          WARD
DRIVE        __________          SIDE

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208. What is the number that is 5 more than the number which is one-fifth of one-fifth of one-half of 1050?

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209. In this type of verse "first" and "second" and so on refer to the individual letters of a word.  Find the correct letter for each definition or explanation, and complete the word.

My first is in sugar but not in tea
My second in swim but not in sea
My third in apple and also pear
My fourth in ring and also hare
My last in ten but not in herd
My whole a very complimentary word.

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210. The following multiplication example uses every digit from 0 to 9 once (not counting the intermediate steps).  Fill in the missing numbers.

            7 x x
               4 x
       x x x x x

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