top button
Flag Notify
    Connect to us
      Facebook Login
      Site Registration Why to Join

    Get Free Puzzle Updates

Facebook Login
Site Registration

How to know the length of a fish if we know length of head?

+2 votes
534 views

Sean caught a prize fish last weekend. He was going to measure it but realized that his ruler was not long enough. He was able to measure the head and discovered that it was 9cm long, he then measured the tail and found that it was the length of the head plus half the length of the body. If the body was the length of the head plus the tail, what is the total length of the fish?

posted Feb 16, 2014 by anonymous

Share this puzzle
Facebook Share Button Twitter Share Button Google+ Share Button LinkedIn Share Button Multiple Social Share Button

1 Solution

0 votes

head (x) - 9cm
Tail (y) = 18 + z/2
Body (z) = 9 + y
x=9, y=27, z=36
Total Length of the body = 72

solution Mar 11, 2014 by Shatark Bajpai
Y should be 9 + z/2 your answer is wrong :(



Similar Puzzles
+1 vote

You have a iron rod with length of 1 lightyear. Now, suppose you pushed one end of the rod. About how much time will pass before the other end moves?

Following are possibilities, which one would be correct and why?
a) One year
b) Instantly
c) One week
d) More than 1000 years

0 votes

Fibonacci Sequence

Assumptions
A Fibonacci sequence is a sequence that satisfy the recurrence relation Fn+2 = Fn+1 + Fn for with initial conditions F1=F2=1

0 votes

If we know
x + 1/x =2
then what would be the value of
x^2048 + 1/x^2048 +x^2047 - 1 / x^2047 + 1/x^2049 - x^2049 +2

Note: Read carefully...

+1 vote

Profit on a Saree is 25% had it been brought at 10% discount and sold for 20% more than the earlier cost.
Now if we know the profit on the Saree was INR 600 then what was the price of the Saree.

0 votes

A child spends $100 on 100 toy animals.
A cat cost $10.00,
A fish costs $3.00, and
A bird costs $0.50.
She buys atleast one of each,
and doesn't buy any other toys.

How many of each toy does the child buy ?

Contact Us
+91 9880187415
sales@queryhome.net
support@queryhome.net
#470/147, 3rd Floor, 5th Main,
HSR Layout Sector 7,
Bangalore - 560102,
Karnataka INDIA.
QUERY HOME
...