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Stop counting
on your fingers and toes (Thanks to: Kaplan
InterActive)

Math Brain Teaser

48 divided by -6 equals:

(A) -6

(B) 6

(C) -8

(D) 8

(E) 288

The distance formula.

Knowing the formula, Distance (D)
= Rate (R) * Time (T), is the first part of the

battle; the second step is knowing
when to use it:

Terrance can lick 12 envelopes
every 3 minutes.

How many envelopes can Terrance
lick in one hour?

Finding Terrance's rate using the
first part of the question allows you to figure out how many envelopes he can
lick in one hour.

“The eye is bigger
than the belly”;

“His bark is worse than his bite”;

“Whose house is of glass, must
not throw stones at another”;

“God’s mill grinds slow, but sure”;

“For want of a nail, the shoe is
lost, for want of a shoe the horse is lost, for want of a horse the rider is
lost”;

“One half the world knows not how
the other half lives”;

“He that lies with the dogs, rises
with fleas”

“One hour’s sleep before midnight
is worth three after.”

Commuter—one who spends his life

In riding to and from his wife;

A man who shaves and takes a train,

And then rides back to shave again.

E. B. White (1899–1985), U.S. author, editor. The Commuter.

Horses

A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.

Ian Fleming (1908–64), British author. Quoted in: Sunday Times (London, 9 Oct. 1966).

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