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Clap Your Hands

Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.

 

Puzzle ID:#48751
Fun:*** (2.58)
Difficulty:*** (2.12)
Category:Logic
Submitted By:Mathgeek007tca****!
Corrected By:dalfamnest

 

 

 



There is a special auditorium that holds 100 people. It is not full. Each person claps seven times after a performance. Every time ten claps are heard, the man in the front twitches. Every third twitch, one of the actors hops. Every two hops, a person in the crowd cheers. Every four cheers, the actors bow. If they only bowed once, what is the least amount of people that can be in the auditorium?

BONUS! How many bows will the actors do if the auditorium is full?





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Comments

mathgirlus*
May 26, 2011

Pretty good.... though is not something I would rack my brain over, it was pretty easy.
Mathgeek007tca*
May 26, 2011

Well, seeing 33.27, they would think three, which is incorrect, so...
dalfamnestAnz*
May 27, 2011

I suggest that the answer is given is incorrect, and that this is actually a much more tricky question!

33 people = 231 claps
... thus 23 twitches
... and seven hops
... making three cheers

... and we are still waiting for the first bow!

This will be an very good teaser when it is corrected!
dalfamnestAnz*
May 27, 2011

Oops - forget most of that ... the error is in your final calculation! 240/7 = 34.28, so the answer is 35. Not so difficult, as long as people remember to round UP instead of to the nearest whole number.

I good question for the classroom - thanks!
jhosekus*
May 27, 2011

I agree the answer should be 35.
princess2007A*
Jun 02, 2011

yup the answer is 35!! and really fun teaser.
KronosAus*
Jun 20, 2011

35 is what I came up with. And shouldn't this be under math and not logic?
cwjakesteelAjm*
Jun 22, 2011

@Kronos

It's too easy to be put under math. It's more logic because you have to think about how you have to come up with the answer.

It was easy, but fun. The correct answer is indeed 35.
Mathgeek007tca*
Jun 23, 2011

Woah... Where'd I get 33? Probably a typo.
Vengeance101ca
Aug 26, 2011

Damn Canaidans adn their typos...
Mathgeek007tca*
Aug 26, 2011

zembobo*us*
Nov 17, 2011

Fun and I think it's catagorized just fine. I got 35 and u make me nervous when I looked at the answer posted :-) I got the bonus too!!



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