Weekly Logic Puzzle January 14 2014, 2 Comments

Luminous Learning math riddles for elementary school special education students.

Last Week's Puzzle

Four marbles can be placed so that each marble touches the other three. Is it possible to place six toothpicks so that each touches the other five?

Answer: Yes! See picture: 

Luminous Learning math logic puzzles for students with learning disabilities.

This Week's Puzzle

Sam and Lori decide to run a 100 yard race. Lori wins by 10 yards. They race again, but to even things up, Lori begins 10 yards behind the start line. Assuming that both run with the same constant speed as before, who wins?

 

A new puzzle is posted weekly. Post your guesses below and check back next week to find out the answer!