You have 8 small matches, 4 of which are half the length of the other 4. Make three equal squares out of the 8 matches.

Riddle Answer# Riddles

## Far from the Point

## Roll Them Out

In a long, narrow chute there are 8 balls: 4 black ones on the left, and 4 white ones-slightly larger-on the right. In the middle of the chute there is a small niche that can hold 1 ball of either color. The chute’s right end has an opening large enough for a black but not a white ball.

Roll all the black balls out of the chute. You can’t pick them up from the chute.

Riddle Answer## Crossing a River

A detachment of soldiers must cross a river. The bridge is broken, the river is deep. Suddenly the officer in charge spots 2 boys playing in a rowboat by the shore. The boat is so tiny, however, that it can only hold 2 boys or 1 soldier.

Still, all the soldiers succeed in crossing the river in the boat. How?

Riddle Answer## Cats in a Small Room

How many cats are in a small room if in each of the four corners a cat is sitting, and opposite each cat there sit 3 cats, and at each cat’s tail a cat is sitting?

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