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3 Cats

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

 

Puzzle ID:#36623
Fun:*** (2.39)
Difficulty:** (1.54)
Category:Logic
Submitted By:tedgerAus******

 

 

 



It takes three cats three minutes to catch three mice. (Each cat can catch a mouse in three minutes.)

Assuming they continue catching mice at the same pace, how long will it take the three cats to catch 100 mice?


Hint

100 divided by 3 equals ______.
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Comments

notsosmart111Aie*
May 13, 2007

I got it after some thinking but that was very good!! It made me think!!
HarryPutter*ca*
May 13, 2007

ahhh i c very good
Hummingbird1*us*
May 13, 2007

Ok.... that was a good one. I thought it was too easy until I read the answer. I feel dumb now.
Andy_Ltsx*
May 13, 2007

I don't get it
angelicdemonAph*
May 13, 2007

it was fun...
each cat would catch 33 mices in 99 minutes. and then one of those cats would have to volunteer to catch the last mouse for the groupd which would be 3 minutes more...
hehehehe
ajchamgb*
May 14, 2007

What if all 3 ganged up on the last mouse?(!) Just being a little pedantic, nice teaser.
katiekinnss1Aus
May 17, 2007

Haha I get it but it took me a while I dont like math to much
breathesunshineAus*
May 26, 2007

I was doing it right then changed my mind and went down a different path! Shame on me! It was fun trying though, well at least for me, but not those poor little mice!
leftclickAau*
Jun 30, 2007

you got me, i thought 100 minutes
tedgerAus**
Jun 30, 2007

Yes too many people will try to use ratios
dudebomb93Aus*
Jul 25, 2007

it would = 100 mins because if 1 cat can catch a mouse in 3 mins then 3 cats would catch a mouse in 1 duhhhh!!!
calmsaviorAus*
Aug 05, 2007

Nowhere in the teaser does it say that 3 cats can catch 1 mouse in 1 minute.

P. S. : duhhh!
Jeff27Aus
Aug 23, 2007

it was fun and easy!!



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