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Guess my Number (Posted on 2004-12-20) Difficulty: 2 of 5
The Mad Hatter poured Alice another cup of tea and set the teapot down.

"May I please have one of those biscuits?" asked Alice rather timedly, rather taken aback by the sight of her present company.

"A biscuit?? Oh, I don't know. Those are the March Hare's special un-birthday biscuits, don't you know. Can she have a biscuit, March ?" asked the Hatter.

"A biscuit?? One of mine? Hurmph. Ok, I'm thinking of an integer from one to three (inclusive). If you get it, you can have a biscuit. If not, I'm afraid you'll just have to leave" said the March Hare, leaning back.

"Oh goodness, I don't know" said Alice worriedly. "Couldn't I just get a hint?"

"Oh, all right..." the March Hare sighed. "You get to ask me one yes-or-no question, that's all"

Alice thought for a moment, then smiled, knowing exactly what to ask.

What question should Alice ask?

See The Solution Submitted by Sam    
Rating: 3.7647 (17 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionYes and knowMath Man2016-05-08 19:42:15
another solutionFroggie2005-03-24 11:41:30
easy oneravi2005-02-22 11:56:23
re: Another simpler solution?james2005-02-22 01:42:36
think i got itdev e.2005-02-07 02:40:19
re: K.I.S.S.3llis2005-01-13 13:57:47
the rude solutionerdos2005-01-01 20:11:52
re(5): Independent solutionPenny2004-12-27 15:09:35
re(4): Independent solutionHugo2004-12-27 12:12:58
re(3): Independent solutionPenny2004-12-27 09:16:15
re(2): Independent solutionAnna2004-12-26 23:31:07
re: Independent solutionAnna2004-12-26 23:03:29
Solutionre: Only answer.Ross2004-12-24 22:15:24
re: K.I.S.S.Captain Paradox2004-12-24 02:02:19
SolutionOnly answer.Vinnie2004-12-23 20:38:27
Solutioneeeeeeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrrrmegan2004-12-23 10:23:33
guess (possible solution)David2004-12-23 06:30:24
re: solution of sortsJuha S2004-12-22 20:27:38
solution of sortsJuha Salonen2004-12-22 19:45:52
re(4): Independent solutionTristan2004-12-21 17:41:00
Some Thoughtsre: Independent solutionDanny2004-12-21 15:30:09
re(3): Independent solutionFletch2004-12-21 09:19:07
re(2): Independent solutionTristan2004-12-21 05:41:02
re: Another simpler solution?Jer2004-12-20 18:53:29
SolutionAnother simpler solution?Erik O.2004-12-20 18:30:06
SolutionK.I.S.S.Penny2004-12-20 17:39:51
re: Alternate possibilityFletch2004-12-20 17:11:20
re: Independent solutionFletch2004-12-20 17:04:43
SolutionIndependent solutionTristan2004-12-20 16:28:09
SolutionAlternate possibilityPenny2004-12-20 12:28:25
SolutionImpossible solutionPenny2004-12-20 12:12:31
SolutionPossible solutionFederico Kereki2004-12-20 11:39:55
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