1082. Two slow moving trains are traveling towards each other. One train runs from point A to point B at 19 miles an hour. The other train runs from point B to point A at 21 miles per hour. One hour before the trains pass each other, how far apart are they?
1085. In the farmyard are a number of sheep and hens. There are twice as many hens as sheep, and if you add the total number of heads between them to the total number of legs, you get 187. How many are there of each animal?
1091. Messrs. Downs, Heath, Field, Forest, and Marsh, five elderly pigeon fanciers, were worried by the depredations of marauding cats owned by five not less elderly spinsters, and, hoping to get control of the cats, they married these ladies. The scheme worked well for each of them so far as his own cat and pigeons were concerned; but it was not long before each cat had claimed a victim and each fancier had lost his favorite pigeon. Mrs. Downs's cat killed the pigeon owned by the man who married the owner of the cat which killed Mr. Marsh's pigeon. Mr. Downs's pigeon was killed by Mrs. Heath's cat. Mr. Forest's pigeon was killed by the cat owned by the lady who married the man whose pigeon was killed by Mrs. Field's cat. Who was the owner of the pigeon killed by Mrs. Forest's cat?
1092. Reduce the word ACCEPT to the single letter A in
8 steps. A step consists of either deleting a single letter to make a good English word, or substituting a single letter for another letter to create a new English word. For
1094. In order to encourage his son to study arithmetic, a father agrees to pay his boy 8 cents for every problem correctly solved and to fine him 5 cents for each incorrect solution. At the end of 26 problems, neither owes anything to the other. How many problems did the boy solve correctly?