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Situational logic

Situational logic includes challenging situations that call for clever and resourceful solutions.

Example 1:

You are in a race and you overtake the person who is in second place. What is your position now?

Solution: You are in second place since you overtook the second runner and took her place!

Example 2:

There is a waterlily in a pond that doubles in size every day. If it takes the waterlily 180 days to cover the entire pond, how long does it take to cover half the pond?

Solution: 179 days.

1.An elderly Arab sheik wants to give his wealth to one of his two sons. He declares that his two sons will participate in a camel race; whichever camel finishes last will win the fortune for its owner. During the race, the two brothers wander endlessly, neither willing to reach the finish line. Ultimately, they ask a wise man for advice. They both suddenly leap onto the camels and head towards the finish line.

What did the wise man say?

He told them to switch camels.

2.You begin reading a book 240 pages long.

If you read half of the remaining book each day how long would it take you to finish the book?

You will never finish the book.

3.The cooking time for a recipe is exactly 15 minutes. Explain how to precisely measure the time with a 7-minute and a 11-minute hourglass.

Step 1. Start both hourglasses simultaneously.

Step 2. Turn the 7-minute hourglass when it runs out.

Step 3. Turn the 7-minute hourglass again, four minutes later, when the 11-minute hourglass runs out.

4.1+1=0, 2+2=0, 3+3=0, 4+4=2, 5+5=0, 6+6=2, 7+7=0, 8+8=4, 9+9=2

What is 10 + 10?

10 + 10 = 2

The digits in '4 + 4 = 2' contains two triangles, and the digits in '8 + 8 = 4' contain four circles.

Similarly 10 + 10 has two zeros, and therefore two shapes/circles.

5.If a cherry has a value of 1, and an apple has a value of 2 what is the value of a watermelon?

Four. The values correspond to the number of vowels in each word.