## Preposterous Proportions

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 __________.

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.Hide

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