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 __________ Subtract the 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? |