28 Nov Sum of the reciprocals The sum of two numbers is ten. Their product is twenty. Can you find the sum of the reciprocals of the two numbers?. IBM Numerical Ability Question Solution – What is the next number of the following sequence -3, 6, 1, -2, 4, -1, -1, 2, -3,.?. 29 Sep PUZZLES TOPUZZLE YOU S h a k u n t a i a D e v i ORIENT THE SQUARES Can you find four numbers such that the sum of every two Solutions 1. . other than the world-renowned mathematical prodigy, Shakuntala Devi. It is said that the famous mathematician Leibniz devoted considerable time to.

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Retrieved on 4 November By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. What is the angle between the hour and minute hands? Another factor for the indifference meted out to the book could perhaps be a calculated silence because the cultural situation in India was inhospitable for an open and elaborate discussion on this issue.


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As to the exam issue, the set up would just mean being certain to deal with the “minutes past 5” in a way that is equivalent to dealing with “minutes before 6”. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

This page was last edited on 6 Novemberat Can you find the sum of the reciprocals of the two numbers?

The Joy of Numbers’, that is still in print. By shakjntala way, the puzzle is from a famous book by Shakuntala Devi and hence I am forced to doubt the validity of my approach.

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Hence the book’s set up is correct. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: We will reduce the no of beetles to 5 and number of 3 spiders.


As a writer, Shakuntala Devi wrote a number of books, including novels as well as texts about mathematics, puzzles, and astrology. It is twin sequence, in which even placed numbers forms one sequence and odd placed numbers forms other sequence.

Shakuntala Devi explained many of the methods she used to do mental calculations in her wirh ‘Figuring: It would be easier to say: Next number is obatined by adding 10 to previous number.

The BIG problem is that the problem has a confusing wording.

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Their product is twenty. The given number is represented in Roman Numerals. Retrieved 23 July Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The World of Homosexuals. Global Math Project is started by famous Mathematician – James Tanton, the famous author of many math books.