The answer to last week’s challenge is Q: A building is being prepared for opening. People are decorating the building with 12 flags. At first they arrange the flags 4 to a side, as shown, but then they see that the flags can be arranged 5 to a side using only 12 flags. How?
A: As shown above.
This week’s lateral thinking challenge is …
Q: A man phoned his daughter to ask her to buy a few things he needed for a trip. He told her she would find enough dollar bills for the purchases in an envelope on his desk. She found the envelope with 98 written on it. In a store she bought $90 worth of things, but when it was time to pay she not only didn’t have $8 left over but she was short. By how much was she short of cash, and why?
We are pleased to announce that we have now locked in our next Six Thinking Hats public training session for Melbourne on July 26.
The answer along with a new challenge, next week.
Have a great weekend!