Tuesday, August 15, 2006

How good are you at connecting the dots?

A candlemaker creates his candles from lumps of wax, one candle per lump. He can also make one new candle from the off-cuts of ten other candles. On one day he has 100 lumps of wax. Including the candles he can make with off-cuts, what is the total number of candles he can make that day?

I have discovered a remarkable way of testing your dexterity, artistic skill and general co-ordination.

Its a new game called Scribble and apparently I am pretty good:

Level 4: Click here to play Scribble

One word of advice: the level ranking is based on speed and not accuracy. I don't know whether its true or not, but there are rumours of an elusive level 5...

Answer: 111. For more like these have a look at BBC Mind Games



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