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Speed, Distance and Time

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The following questions are again taken from “Mathematical Brain-Teasers” by J.A.H Hunter. You will need to be familiar with the relationship between speed, distance and time and be able to solve simultaneous equations. Again the second question is more challenging than the first, although both are difficult. The wording of the second question is confusing, […]

Age Brain-Teasers

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These classic brain-teasers are taken from the book “Mathematical Brain-Teasers” by J.A.H Hunter (1965). Both are about finding the ages of people, although the first is more straightforward than the second. It doesn’t matter what year you are in, but you will need to use simultaneous equations for q2. Good luck! When Annie was asked […]