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Puzzle Time Jan 22

  1. Soniabala profile image60
    Soniabalaposted 3 years ago

    Grandma has five apples and five grandchildren. She wants to feed all of her grandchildren an equal amount of apple, but the apples are all different sizes, so she can't figure out how to give each grandchild an equal amount.Can you help her?

    Answers Pls

    1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Don't give any of them any apples.

    2. The Examiner-1 profile image81
      The Examiner-1posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Give the smallest child the smallest apple and work on up to the largest.

    3. deecoleworld profile image84
      deecoleworldposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      The grandma should take all the apples, put them in a sack, line her grandkids up, beat them to death with all the apples (beat them equally btw). when she is finished she should make an apple pie wink

      1. tsadjatko profile image91
        tsadjatkoposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        You really have to watch out giving grandmas advice. I suggested my grandma do a puzzle to past the time. Next thing I know she calls me,

        "Please come over here and help me. I have a killer jigsaw puzzle, and I can't figure out how to get started."

        I ask, "What is it supposed to be when it's finished?"

        The little silver haired lady says, "According to the picture on the box, it's a rooster."

        I decided to go over and help with the puzzle.

        She lets me in and shows me where she has the puzzle spread all over the table.

        I studied the pieces for a moment, then looked at the box, and turned to her to say,

        "First of all, no matter what we do, we're not going to be able to assemble these pieces into anything resembling a rooster."

        I take her hand and say, "Secondly, I want you to relax. Let's have a nice cup of tea, and then," I said with a deep sigh .............

        "Let's put all the Corn Flakes back in the box."




        http://s2.hubimg.com/u/8682849_f248.jpg

      2. Soniabala profile image60
        Soniabalaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Haha....You are too funny....

  2. angelicthoughts profile image61
    angelicthoughtsposted 3 years ago

    Weigh the five apples and divide the total weight. Therefore each grandchildren will receive 1/5 of the total weight. Lol.

    1. Soniabala profile image60
      Soniabalaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Nice try

  3. Rochelle Frank profile image88
    Rochelle Frankposted 3 years ago

    1. Cut each apple into five equal pieces and give each child a piece of each.
    or 2. Make applesauce and give each child the same amount.
    or 3. Bake an apple pie, cut it into six pieces-- then grandma can share with all of them.
    I think 3. would be best, (suggested by an actual Grandma, me.)

    1. Soniabala profile image60
      Soniabalaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Excellent....

  4. profile image0
    Beth37posted 3 years ago

    Tell them to sit in a circle. Have each child take one bite then pass it to the child next to them, with the children all taking the same size bite. Continue on until the apples are gone. Pray that it is not flu season and that your neighbor's are not watching, judging your disgusting tactic.

    1. Soniabala profile image60
      Soniabalaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      haha

  5. angelicthoughts profile image61
    angelicthoughtsposted 3 years ago

    Haha I like the suggestions of Beth37 and Rochelle Frank. I think my suggestion was too complicated.

  6. Mahfoudh Muhammed profile image60
    Mahfoudh Muhammedposted 3 years ago

    Are they twins or what?

    1. Soniabala profile image60
      Soniabalaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Nope

  7. janshares profile image88
    jansharesposted 3 years ago

    Slice all five apples into wedges, weigh the amount, then divide that amount by five. Separate the amounts into five parts, weighing each amount to equal one fifth of total sliced apples.
    This is a combo of angelic and Rochelle. However, it's not perfect because you cannot control for the exact amount of each wedge slice. hmm ?

    1. Soniabala profile image60
      Soniabalaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      nice try

  8. suzettenaples profile image88
    suzettenaplesposted 3 years ago

    Cut each apple into 5 wedges and give each child one wedge from each ape for a total of 5 wedges per child.

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image81
      The Examiner-1posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      The apes will say Ouch!

      1. Soniabala profile image60
        Soniabalaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Funny

  9. lady rain profile image86
    lady rainposted 3 years ago

    Tell Grandma to give each child an apple and send them outside to play. They won't even notice the apples are different sizes wink

    1. Soniabala profile image60
      Soniabalaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Good trick smile

  10. Victoria Lynn profile image88
    Victoria Lynnposted 3 years ago

    Give the biggest grandchild the biggest apple and on down the line. Then be done with it! Silly dilemma.

  11. majida123 profile image77
    majida123posted 3 years ago

    All apples should be cut into small slices. Serve each child equal number of chunks to feed their appetite.

  12. Soniabala profile image60
    Soniabalaposted 3 years ago

    Correct Answer
    Grandma should make applesauce or apple pie

    Well done.....Rochelle Frank

    See you tomorrow guys

  13. amiebutchko profile image94
    amiebutchkoposted 3 years ago

    Can't she just make applesauce and split it up?

    1. Soniabala profile image60
      Soniabalaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      yeah that's the answer:)

 
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