** Here, I’m writing about the puzzles, riddles and mathematics questions from the book ” More puzzles” by Shakuntala Devi. These puzzles might be asked in various exams to check your thinking and ability to solve the problems.**

**Each puzzle in this book provides you to brush your basics and think in different way.**

** 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?**

**Find out the sum**

**What is the sum of all numbers between 100 and 1000 which are divisible by 14 ?**

**Read out the Figure**

**A London monument is marked as follows:**

**MDCLXVI**

**What year does it represent ?**

**Beetles and Spiders **

** Naval collected 8 spiders and beetles into a little box. When he counted the legs he found that there were altogether 54. How many beetles and how many spiders did he collect?**

**Value of “S”**

** ** **S434S0 What number must be substituted with ‘S’ to make it divisible by 36?**** **

**Missing Terms **

**48,60,58,72,68,104 …….**

**Here is a sequence. Can you find the two missing terms?**

**Angle of Hands**

**The time is 2:15 P.M.What is the angle between the hour and minute hands?**

**Average speed **

** It was a long drive. I drove 60 kilometres at 30 kilometres per hour and then an additional 60 kilometres at 50 kilometres per hour.**

** Tell the Time**

** Can you tell at what time between 7 and 8 O’clock, the two hands of a clock, will be in a straight line?**

**A problem of Age **

**Today was Lakshmi’s birthday.She turned 24.Lakshmi is twice as old as Ramu was when Lakshmi was old as old as Ramu now. How old is Ramu now?**

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## About Praveenkumar P Kalikeri

ABOUT US
Hey,Thanks for dropping by .First I would like to Appreciate for your love towards the Mathematics Subject.
My name is Praveenkumar Kalikeri.
I'm an Engineering Student from Karnataka , India.
My Passion for Mathematics , encouraged me to start this blog .
I Started loving the Mathematics subject from my schooling days.I was greatly motivated by teachers, parents who always helped me .
Numbers have Beauty !!
They fascinated me ..
As we all know best method to try out something new is to study old theories , concepts , its drawbacks, etc.
I ,myself Started learning Vedic Mathematics at age of 15.
Here , I will share vedic maths tricks learned and modified by me in simple manner which will be useful in various competitive exams.
"If You Believe , You Can Do".