# Tagged Questions

This tag is meant for questions about the mathematical principles behind games, riddles, or their possible solutions. If the answer is known to you please do not use this tag to "riddle" other users, but rather to ask about the correctness of a possible solution or ways to extend and improve an ...

204 views

137 views

### Math riddle: reach sum of 100 with numbers $0…9$

This is a riddle my friend gave me and we don't know the answer so we would like some help. The task is to use all of the numbers $0,1,2,...,9$ once each to get a sum of $100$ only using the plus sign....
84 views

### Puzzle. Transfer maximal coal using a train [duplicate]

We need to transfer coal from point $A$ to point $B$ using a train. There is $9000$ tonne at point $A$. The distance between point $A$ and $B$ is $3000$ km. Train can carry only $3000$ tonne included ...
2k views

### New Year's eve riddle

A bit more than 20 years ago, the following exercise was assigned to a class as the christmas holiday exercise. I did search for a while whether it was posted here earlier and could not find it. I ...
### How many $3$ digit even numbers can be formed by using digits $1,2,3,4,5,6,7$, if no digits are repeated?
How many $3$ digit even numbers can be formed by using digits $1,2,3,4,5,6,7$, if no digits are repeated? ATTEMPT There are three places to be filled in _ _ _ I wrote it like this _ _ $2$ _ _ $4$ ...
The riddle: Consider $N$ different bags $B_1$ to $B_N$. Each bag may be filled with numbers. Can you fill these bags with numbers from $1$ to $N$ so that the following conditions hold? 1) \$n \in ...