Math RiddleDate: 03/12/2001 at 21:27:41 From: Lindsay Fedie Subject: Math riddle Hap, the crossing guard, is very popular with the students at Springdale Elementary. Along with his usual morning smile, Hap has a daily riddle. One of his favorites was this one: How do 5 and 9 more make 2? We think the answer has something to do with 14, but we can not figure any of the problem out. Please help! Date: 03/13/2001 at 11:39:29 From: Doctor Jackpo Subject: Re: Math riddle Hi Lindsay, What comes five hours after nine o'clock? Nine hours after five o'clock? I hope this helps. If you have more questions, write back. - Doctor Jackpo, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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