A Number
Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.
There are 20 players in Maxvu's sports team, numbering from 1 to 20. What is Maxvu's number? Of the choices below, only one is correct.
A. an odd number
B. an even number
C. a prime number
D. a composite number
Answer
It's easily seen that one of A and B must be correct, as a number is either odd or even. This means that neither C nor D is correct. If a number is neither prime nor composite, it can only be 1, so choice A is correct.
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tuckpaw
Sep 22, 2007
 the easeist way to figure it out is if it's his team he would be the first number 1 odd 
CheriePenguin
Sep 23, 2007
 Enjoyed it! (Figured it out pretty quickly, but then again I used to teach math.) 
calmsavior
Sep 30, 2007
 0 is also neither prime nor composite, but who cares 'bout zilch these days . 
dhanish007
Oct 05, 2007
 I think this should be in the Math section... 
WildCardAl
Oct 08, 2007
 All I know is that with 20 players, Maxvu (?) will not see too much playing time !!! Maxvu ??? 
scallio
Oct 10, 2007
 Well don't I feel stupid... I don't even know what a composite number is.
Thanks for the morning brain workout. 
mizliz
Nov 02, 2007
 Really neat concept, but very simple. I was so intrigued at the idea, that since i could not remember what a composite number is either, I looked it up. right after I read the definition, the answer was obvious. 
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