1188. The speed of one train is 6 mph slower than the speed of a second train. The first train travels 198 miles in the same time it takes the second train to travel 264 miles. What is the speed of the first train?
1190. A cube measuring six inches on each side is painted blue all over and then sliced into one-inch cubes. How many of the smaller cubes have blue on three sides? How many of the cubes have no blue on them?
1191. Each sentence below can be completed with a word that is spelled the same but
pronounced differently (different words for each sentence).
"Don't you want to ________ this interesting article or have you already ________ it?"
The guide was able to _______ the mining party to a good supply of ________.
1192. Jim, Jack and Joe had collected baseball cards for years and each had the same number of cards. They decided to sell them together. Each sold half of what he had in the first hour. Then they had a few more sales at their booth before closing. Jack had one-fourth of his originals left, Jim had one-half of his originals and Joe had two left, one-eighth of his originals. How many did they start out with together?
1195. My father is three times as old as my sister, who is twice as old as my brother, who is twice as old as our nephew. The total of all ages is divisible by five and less than 100. How old is my father?
1198. Jack is a small jeweler located in the heart of Boston. On this special day all his jewels but two are diamonds, and all his jewels but two are emeralds. How many diamonds and emeralds does he have?
1200. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same five letters,
can be used to complete the sentence below?
The boys in the apple-eating contest knew the ________ because they counted the _______.