# Pay problem - math puzzle

Bob buys two things in a shop. With his pocket calculator he calculates in advance what he has to pay: 5.25 dollars. But what he does not notice is that he pressed the division instead of the addition button. At the desk he is not surprised if he hears that he has to pay 5.25 dollars. What is the price of the two things Bob has bought?

# Bank account number - math puzzle

Today, John has to transfer 50 euro to the bank account of a Dutch friend. He has written down the account number on a piece paper. But since he had forgotten to take out the paper from his trousers when he put them in the washing machine, one digit of the bank account number became unreadable. The note says: 3170?4847. The friend of John is climbing the Mount Everest at the moment, so it is impossible for John to call his friend. Suddenly he remembers that a for a valid Dutch bank account number it holds that the first digit times 9 + the second digit times 8 + the third digit times 7 + ...... + the nineth digit times 1 should be divisible by 11. John thinks for a moment and finds the correct number. What is it?

# Marching men - math puzzle

A long and straight row of soldiers is marching with constant speed. The dog of the commander runs along the row from the end till the beginning, from the beginning till the end, from the end till the beginning etc. This takes always 2 minutes, 1 minute, 2 minutes, etc.

At some point the soldiers have to pass a very small bridge. However, the commander does not trust the strength bridge completely. He wonders how much time it will take them to pass the bridge when they stay marching with the same speed. How much time is that?

At some point the soldiers have to pass a very small bridge. However, the commander does not trust the strength bridge completely. He wonders how much time it will take them to pass the bridge when they stay marching with the same speed. How much time is that?