Here is a puzzle that will jinx you. Follow these steps:
Pick a number __________
Add 11 __________
Multiply by 6 __________
Subtract 3 __________
Divide by 3 __________
Add 5 __________
Divide by 2 __________
original number __________
Your answer is: __________
Does this puzzle always work? (That is, are you always jinxed with the number 13?)
Try it with any 3 numbers. They don't have to be between 1 and 10.
Do you think you will always get 13 no matter what number you try?
Could you find a number that will unjinx the jinx puzzle?