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Preposterous Proportions



 

Puzzle ID:#50208
Fun:*** (2.78)
Difficulty:*** (2.3)
Category:Other
Submitted By:ThinksForFun*

 

 

 



Which ONE of the following statements is FALSE?

a) Half of FIVE is FOUR.
b) A third of TWENTY is EIGHT.
c) A quarter of NINE is ONE.
d) A fifth of SIXTY-FOUR is NINE.


BONUS:
Fill in the blank below to make the following statement TRUE, consistent with the approach/pattern above (i.e. the common sense answer of "FOUR" is incorrect):

A third of TWELVE is __________.


Hint

This doesn't work with the equivalent numbers: 5, 20, 9, and 64, nor with 12 for the bonus.
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