Check Out The Year

Turn of the Century Puzzle

Your grandfather, determined to start the year 1900 off right, went to bed at 7 p.m. on December 31, 1899, setting his alarm clock to wake him at 8 the next morning. He slept like a log. How many hours sleep did he get?

 

Ancient Coin Puzzle

Ancient Coin!!
A thief went to a shop that sold antique coins. He stole a coin from Emperor Alexander’s time that had 326 B.C. inscribed on it. These rare coins were worth $ 100 for every year of their age (years from date of minting till now). So how much did the thief get for his stolen coin?

 

Both the puzzles above have some similarity. There is a clue hidden in the title of the post itself.

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Vineet Patawari

Hi, I'm Vineet Patawari. I fell in love with numbers after being scared of them for quite some time. Now, I'm here to make you feel comfortable with numbers and help you get rid of Math Phobia!

13 thoughts to “Check Out The Year”

  1. i agree with mohit for the coin puzzle..but hw its possible to say that ther’s no digi clock at that time

  2. Check out Mohit’s answers – both the answers are correct –

    “1. 1 Hour – There were no digital clocks back then
    2. The coin was fake as Christ wasn’t born till then!” – Mohit

  3. 1. 1 Hour – There were no digital clocks back then
    2. The coin was fake as Christ wasn’t born till then!

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