Monday, May 23, 2022

## Statistics can mess up your mind!

Hi again! If you like brain teasers, you’ll love this. You don’t need to be an expert in statistics and probabilities, just curious to appreciate it. Read on. What is the chance the next person you meet (in a city or country) has number of arms (or hands) that is ABOVE average? For more fun […]

## Brain Teaser: Marbles

How many marbles and bags are used in the following scenario?

## Brain teaser variation: Segment size

Determine the specific group size given the following situation. In a group of 50 kids, 30 are taking basketball and 15 are taking tennis lessons. Of the kids taking basketball or tennis, 12 are taking both lessons. How many are not taking either lesson?

## Brain teaser: Class size

Determine the total class size given the following situation.

## Math quiz: Chance of a promo and raise

What’s your chance of a promotion AND a raise in the next 2 months given the following scenario?

## 2+2 is NOT always 4. Here’s why…

Okay, being a little esoteric here. Sure 2 units added to 2 units (whatever the unit is) will add to 4 units (whatever the unit is). A man with 2 balls arrives and gives you 2 balls. Another man (or woman) with 2 balls give you the 2 balls…you carefully count them and they’re exactly 4 […]

## Break Time!

It’s break time…from whatever you’re doing or normally do on the hamster wheel 😉 Let’s play a simple game of solving a relatively simple math test (you’re encouraged NOT to be an academic/math pro! but a normal guy like the rest of us). So here we go… Enjoy and comment with your answer (all are […]

## The Curious Cumin

Cumin is presently grown in many countries including but not limited to India, Sicily, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and China. Not only due to its usage in dishes as spice, but perhaps even due its newly re-discovered health benefits. Benefits of Cumin seeds: 1. Beneficial for digestion 2. Lowers cholesterol 3. Effective for diabetes 4. […]