Chapter: Unclassified Problems

"A snapper up of unconsidered trifles." Winter's Tale, iv. 2.

  1. Problem: Who Was First?
  2. Problem: A Wonderful Village
  3. Problem: A Calendar Puzzle
  4. Problem: The Tiring Irons
  5. Problem: Such A Getting Upstairs
  6. Problem: The Five Pennies
  7. Problem: The Industrious Bookworm
  8. Problem: A Chain Puzzle
  9. Problem: The Sabbath Puzzle
  10. Problem: The Ruby Brooch
  11. Problem: The Dovetailed Block
  12. Problem: Jack And The Beanstalk
  13. Problem: The Hymn-board Poser
  14. Problem: Pheasant-shooting
  15. Problem: The Gardener And The Cook
  16. Problem: Placing Halfpennies
  17. Problem: Find The Man's Wife

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  1. Dudeney, H. E.: "Amusements in Mathematics", The Authors' Club, 1917

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