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Think Outside The Bo
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Can you think differently?
Try to solve 10 problems
Four matchsticks form a
square. How to form 6
squares
using seven matchsticks?
1. Six Squares
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I would like to cut the shape
into two pieces that will fit
together and form a rectangle.
How?
2. Minimize
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Make 33 by using three 3s and any math operators.
3. Three 3s
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You have four piles: three piles with real coins and
one pile with fake coins. A fake coin weighs 1 gram
less than the rea...
Which digit has to be moved to make
the equation correct?
5. Only one move
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A bug walks from corner A of a room to
corner B by only moving along the walls.
What is the shortest path it can take?
6. ...
How to cut the rectangular piece of cheese with
a hole into two parts of equal weight?
7. A perfect cut
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What is the easiest way to make the following
equation correct?
8. Make it easy
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How to place 11 chairs in a
rectangular room so that the
number of chairs along each
wall is the same?
9. Chairs
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10. Optimization
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How many 1x1
squares fit into the
large square with
the side length 3.7?
Answers
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1. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=1599
2. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=1811
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Thinking Outside The Box or Thinking differently the first step of innovation. The slides show 10 examples of such problems. 100 outside-the-box questions are presented at www.aplusclick.com/ThinkOutsideTheBox.htm

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Think Outside The Box

  1. 1. ©A+Click Think Outside The Bo
  2. 2. ©A+Click Can you think differently? Try to solve 10 problems
  3. 3. Four matchsticks form a square. How to form 6 squares using seven matchsticks? 1. Six Squares ©A+Click
  4. 4. I would like to cut the shape into two pieces that will fit together and form a rectangle. How? 2. Minimize ©A+Click
  5. 5. Make 33 by using three 3s and any math operators. 3. Three 3s ©A+Click
  6. 6. You have four piles: three piles with real coins and one pile with fake coins. A fake coin weighs 1 gram less than the real one. How many times do you need to use a digital kitchen scale to find the pile with the fake coins? 4. Fake Coins ©A+Click
  7. 7. Which digit has to be moved to make the equation correct? 5. Only one move ©A+Click
  8. 8. A bug walks from corner A of a room to corner B by only moving along the walls. What is the shortest path it can take? 6. A bug ©A+Click
  9. 9. How to cut the rectangular piece of cheese with a hole into two parts of equal weight? 7. A perfect cut ©A+Click
  10. 10. What is the easiest way to make the following equation correct? 8. Make it easy ©A+Click
  11. 11. How to place 11 chairs in a rectangular room so that the number of chairs along each wall is the same? 9. Chairs ©A+Click
  12. 12. 10. Optimization ©A+Click How many 1x1 squares fit into the large square with the side length 3.7?
  13. 13. Answers ©A+Click 1. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=1599 2. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=1811 3. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=2274 4. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=1629 5. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=2063 6. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=3543 7. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=2239 8. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=3514 9. http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=3737 10.http://www.aplusclick.com/t.htm?q=3893
  14. 14. www.aplusclick.com/ThinkOutsideTheBox.htm A+Click 100 Nonstandard Questions

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