Stinky’s Riddles April 2017

April 7, 2017

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A gold bar is notched into 7 equal size segments. A traveler with this gold bar arrives at a hotel wishing to stay there for 7 nights. The charge at the hotel is one segment per night to be paid daily. What is the fewest number of times the traveler must cut the gold bar so that one segment is paid every day?

Email your answers to Stinky by April 6, 2017 and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for your choice of either a $10 Starbucks’s gift card, or $10 Regal entertainment card.

Solution to the March Riddle is:  In a single elimination tennis tournament starts with a certain number of players, and every player loses once except the winner. Meaning there are always one less matches than number of players:  a) 99 matches b) 1,499 matches c) 2,999.

Participants that answered correctly: Samantha Galvin, Gary Gudyka, Ruchard Haferbecker, Audrey Kito, Dave Liesse, and Daniell Nadiv.


The winner of the $10 Starbucks card is: Samantha Galvin