Wes Carroll's Puzzler
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 10:43:42 0500
http://www.wescarroll.com/puzzler
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© 2024 Wes Carroll's Puzzler
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Easy to visualize but challenging to solve: that's the kind of math puzzle you get here, one per episode. (Do you love the Car Talk Puzzler too? Yeah, that's what I'm trying for here, only with even more of a math bent.)]]>
math, puzzles, puzzle, puzzler, AMC, riddles, problemsolving, math contest, math competition
Wes Carroll
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Wes Carroll's Puzzler
http://www.wescarroll.com/puzzler

24: Santa's big sleigh [****]
24: Santa's big sleigh [****]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout455060
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 00:00:00 0500
239
combinatorics, probability, isomorphism
full
false

23: Your prime choice [***]
23: Your prime choice [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout439246
Sun, 06 Nov 2016 00:00:00 0400
298
prime, factorial, combinatorics
full
false

22: Split the check [*]
22: Split the check [*]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout415914
Sun, 02 Oct 2016 00:00:00 0400
161
systems of equations, symmetry
full
false

21: The faulty odometer [***]
21: The faulty odometer [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout415913
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 00:00:00 0400
160
counting systems
full
false

20: The middle digit [**]
20: The middle digit [**]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout415911
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 0400
171
parity, combinatorics
full
false

19: The token tax [**]
19: The token tax [**]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout410176
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:00:00 0400
164
iteration, paperwork, game theory
full
false

18: The circular track [***]
18: The circular track [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout405403
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 0400
394
invariants, perspective
full
false

17: The red one [***]
17: The red one [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout400461
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 0400
215
game theory, incomplete information, decision trees
full
false

16: In 80 days [*]
16: In 80 days [*]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout400420
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 00:00:00 0400
267
coordinate plane, branes
full
false

15: Coats of paint [***]
15: Coats of paint [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout388476
Sun, 03 Jul 2016 00:00:00 0400
221
deduction, symmetry
full
false

14: O gnats, tango! [**]
14: O gnats, tango! [**]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout388474
Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:00:00 0400
211
palindromic numbers
full
false

13: Order of operands [*]
13: Order of operands [*]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout388468
Sun, 05 Jun 2016 00:00:00 0400
490
working memory, inverses
full
false

12: One light switch [****]
12: One light switch [****]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout385890
Sun, 29 May 2016 00:00:00 0400
348
algorithm
full
false

11: The loopiest puzzler [***]
11: The loopiest puzzler [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout383730
Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 0400
180
invariants, expected value, probability, WLOG
full
false

10: Eight's too many [**]
10: Eight's too many [**]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout381598
Sun, 15 May 2016 00:00:00 0400
374
symmetry, sequences
full
false

09: Coin flip winner [***]
09: Coin flip winner [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout379395
Sun, 08 May 2016 00:00:00 0400
394
logic puzzle, number theory, prime factors, parity
full
false

08: Strawberry ice cream [***]
08: Strawberry ice cream [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout374681
Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 0400
201
siblings
full
false

07: Kiana's twin brothers [*]
07: Kiana's twin brothers [*]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout374678
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 00:00:00 0400
197
AMC, siblings
full
false

06: That sounds accurate [***]
06: That sounds accurate [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout370946
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 00:00:00 0400
155
test accuracy, conditional probability, Bayesian reasoning
full
false

05: Ted's three statements [**]
05: Ted's three statements [**]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout370942
Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:00:00 0400
124
logic puzzle
full
false

04: Many stuffie lines [*]
04: Many stuffie lines [*]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout368725
Sun, 03 Apr 2016 00:00:00 0400
461
math puzzle, combinatorics, permutations
full
false

03: Two square dice [***]
03: Two square dice [***]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout364431
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:00:00 0400
364
math puzzle, perfect squares, number theory, infinite sequence
full
false

02: Glass half full? [*]
02: Glass half full? [*]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout364406
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 00:00:00 0400
173
ratios, puzzle, math, volume
full
false

01: Peyton's great score [*]
01: Peyton's great score [*]
Wes Carroll
Buzzsprout362229
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 0400
136
averages, paperless, difficulty: Monday
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false