The Number Sentence
Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.
Write a number in each blank to make the following statement true:
In this sentence, the number of occurrences of 1 is____, of 2 is___, of 3 is___, of 4 is___, of 5 is___.
HintThe sum of all the answers equals 10.
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Answer
of 1 is 3, of 2 is 2, of 3 is 3, of 4 is 1, of 5 is 1.
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Comments
beyonce123
May 31, 2010
 super hard!! yayyayayayayayayay. first comment!!!! 
beyonce123
May 31, 2010
 
beyonce123
May 31, 2010
 also the teaser was good 
beyonce123
May 31, 2010
 have I comment ed too many times? 
beyonce123
May 31, 2010
 sorry 
beyonce123
May 31, 2010
 bye. 
bear01
Jun 01, 2010
 ok.. my brain wasnt ready for that.. i was just confused.. sorry.. i wish i had beyonces brain atm. 
precious1026
Jun 01, 2010
 Ok, Bear1, My brain was not ready for that either. As you look closer and open your mind to what is being said, the answer is correct. That was a nice Teaser. Intelligent, Mature and incisive.
Keep Um Coming, Luv... 
precious1026
Jun 01, 2010
 beyounce123, you were having fun, thats all. I had fun too. I am sorry bear01 I said your name wrong.
forgive, HOw many forgives can you get from beyounce123's posts? 
coinjar876
Jun 02, 2010
 Super hard! Makes sense though. 
zembobo
Jun 28, 2010
 I don't know why but I really liked this one. Took me about 5 minutes. I first realized that the total of the number I wrote in had to be 10. After that, I realized that there's probably only 1 five because 5 is a really big number. Same with 4. Then the rest just fell into place. 
Illusionist
Feb 14, 2011
 This teaser made no sense whatsoever, and it is not just me. 
smartlilbit
Feb 23, 2011
 don't worry it took me three hours to figure it out 
djscribbles
Jul 13, 2011
 can some body explain me the answer please?? could not understand 
JasonD
Jan 31, 2012
 djscribbles, the objective is to count how many times each number appears in the sentence and fill in the blanks correctly. BUT, each time you fill in a blank, the number of occurrences changes.
*SPOILER* The complete answer therefore breaks down as:
In this sentence, we see the number "1" occur 3 times,
and we see the number "2" occur 2 times,
and we see the number "3" occur 3 times,
and we see the number "4" occur 1 time,
and we see the number "5" occur 1 time.
Count through and it matches up. The number "1" occurs in the first line (within quotes, as I have written it), in the fourth line (telling how many times we see "4") and in the fifth line (telling how many times we see "5") for a total of 3 occurrences. 
Jayo
Feb 25, 2012
 Very good puzzle, yeah it stumped me! 
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