# Sawing and weighing - math puzzle

How should you saw a block of stone of 40 kg into four pieces such that you can measure all weights of an integer from 1 kg to 40 kg (so 1 kg, 2 kg, 3 kg, 4 kg, ..... 39 kg and 40 kg) on a balance?

# Spy satellite - math puzzle

A spy satellite circles around the earth in 1.57 hours. Can you tell within 3 seconds how much time it takes until the satellite has made 24 revolutions? |

# Air trip - math puzzle

At the same time two planes depart from JFK international airport. One plane flies exactly in northern direction, while the other one flies exactly to the east. Both planes fly at the same speed and at the same height. Which plane is after one hour the most far away from JFK? |