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(HH Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda)

Menomentals; teasing the little grey cells

Am in the mood to finish the workday week as it began... try this one on. (Big) HINT; it involves observational skill as well as arithmetic.


What about the last equation?
Coconut (2) + apple (10) + bananas (4) = 16. At least that's what many would have concluded.
It’s not that easy! Looking closely at the puzzle we can see that there is only one half of a coconut in the last line, and only three bananas in the bunch.
So actually, the equation is 
Half a coconut (1) + apple (10) + 3 bananas (3) = 14.


  1. I have never like those puzzles. Reminds me of the ones in the AARP magazine. Now I love the Magic Eye!
    Sweet William The Scot

  2. Evidently mom needs to clean her contacts and eat some brain food.
    Jumpin' catfish you got us today YaYa
    Hugs madi

  3. What a tease!! I didn't notice the "half of coconut"!!

  4. ewww that's math ... but nevertheless the mama solved it without seeing the solution... howlelujah! a miracle hahahahaha

  5. What fun! How quickly I ignored your hint to observe closely. The first time I didn't count the bananas or coconut pieces. We want to take the fastest shortcut too often.

  6. That was a tricky one! Have a happy day and weekend!


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