# Puzzles

### Rage Inducing Puzzles #3

Welcome back to Rage Inducing Puzzles! Last week’s puzzles were worth a total of 60 RIP points. However, this week’s puzzles are winter specials! The risk is higher, but so is the reward! 150 whole RIP points are up for grabs this week. Let’s take a look on last week’s puzzles: 545+5=550. 6 pts. If 1=5, then 5=1. 5 pts. 706006 upside down is GOOGOL(10100). 01 upside down is 10. The answer is 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. 8 pts. Twelve has six letters. Six has three letters. Eight has five letters. 7 pts. (-2 if you said 4.) 1. The decimal expansion of 1/7 is .1428571428571… 1000000/7 has a remainder of 1, so the answer is the first digit of  1/7, which is 1. 10 pts. 4. 4/9=.444444444…  4 pts. 9. 1/11= .09090909090909090909… Since we want an even digit, the answer is 9. 5 pts. Put the marbles in 3 piles. Two have…

### Rage-Inducing Puzzles #2

Welcome to Rage-Inducing Puzzles #2! This week, we will reveal the answers to RIP #1, and the first opportunity to earn RIP points! Last week’s RIP issue was worth 50 RIP points. Check the chart at the end of the answers for how you did. Since 0 is a multiplier, the answer must be 0 because anything multiplied by 0 is 0. 3 pts. Since X minus all letters is included in the puzzle, X-X is included also. X-X must be 0, so, using the same rule as before, the answer is 0. 5 pts. Place 3 marbles in one cup, 3 marbles in a second, and 4 marbles in the third. Then place the second cup in the third. Cup 1 has 3 marbles, Cup 2 has 3 marbles, and Cup 3 has 7 marbles. 5 pts. Place the five poker chips in a line. The first, second, third,…

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