Mental Floss 136




The answer to last week’s Mental Floss challenge, Q: Add a 2 to 171 and make it less than 18.

17 and a half.

This week’s thinking challenge is:

Q: A horse plows a field all day. If he takes 24 steps to reach from one end of the field to another, how many hoof prints will the horse leave in the last furrow?

The answer along with a new challenge next week ….

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Frank Connolly is the Principal of “Think Quick”, a business that adds value through thinking differently. His work history covers all sectors and includes initiatives that have yielded bottom line benefit in the 10’s of millions of dollars.

Frank has worked across Australia, South East Asia, China, the Middle East and Africa where he has trained and facilitated multiple thinking methods and been acknowledged by Edward de Bono as one of the foremost practitioners of the de Bono thinking methods worldwide.

Frank believes strongly that if we can improve the way we think, the actions that follow also improve.


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