Trivia and Brain Teasers

A few fun brain teasers.

DIVERSION #1

From: HARRY C. BAGLEY (Murphy, N.C.)

A man has 10 peach trees which he wants to set out in 5 rows of 4 trees each. How can he do it?

Answer: He sets a tree out on each point of a five-pointed star and at each intersection of the lines.

DIVERSION #2

From: GARY L. GAILE (Evanston, Ill.)

Question: What state has the greatest percentage of its state boundary in shoreline?

Answer: There's no trick to this one. Nonetheless, most people miss it the first time. Hawaii.

DIVERSION #3

From: RICHARD LATTA (Plainfield, Ill.)

Can you count all the triangles?

Answer: 120 triangles.

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