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The Number Pattern

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Puzzle ID:#13687
Fun:*** (2.74)
Difficulty:*** (2.22)
Category:Trivia
Submitted By:jokester8000***

 

 

 



When is the following true?

11+5=16
Add 7 more and it becomes 13.


Answer

In a game of Black Jack.

An ace is originally counted as 11 points, but if a card is received that causes the total to go over 21, the ace can be converted to one point.

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Comments

coastcomfort
Jul 31, 2004

I am a big blackjack player and played last night even. It is amazing this didn't occur to me. This one really shows how I don't completely open my mind.
vbfreak55
Jul 31, 2004

oh.... i didn't even think about black jack!! good one! i knew it had to be true somehow, but i wasn't sure how.
cdweller
Aug 02, 2004

Good one!
usernameAhk*
Aug 22, 2004

no one could get that
sycomunkie51
Aug 25, 2004

eh
aznboi1324Avn*
Mar 25, 2005

KInda easy
kcelf27**
Apr 29, 2005

I think that should have been in trick, but it was good just the same.
irishthistleAus*
Jul 10, 2005

Good one! Got it straight away, but I think that's just because I'm from Reno.
luckyseven**
Jul 14, 2005

only a black jack could get that but it was a good one. i will add it to my favorites
luckyseven**
Jul 14, 2005

only a black jack could get that but it was a good one. i will add it to my favorites
luckyseven**
Jul 14, 2005

only a black jack could get that but it was a good one. i will add it to my favorites
sweetime**
Sep 11, 2005

hehe - i decided it was like a trick question, and that the answer was when "it" = 6

your answer works a lot better
smarty_blondy*ro*
Oct 01, 2005

You got me on this one, good job.
KalliannAus*
Jan 05, 2006

"Hit Me".. that is my favorite part of Black Jack.. Good teaser!
iffy_97kw
Dec 29, 2007

cool but then again not everyone play blackjack!



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