Daily Archives: June 19, 2012


Solve brain teasing puzzles

131.  The Tennis TournamentA singles tennis tournament is held in which 30 men participate. If a player is eliminated as soon as he loses a match, how many matches are required to determine the winner?  132.  Dividing the Load Equally On my return of India, after an extensive tour of America, I waited for the […]


Mathematical puzzles to solve

121.  The ‘Mixed Double’Four married couples played a tennis tournament of ‘mixed doubles’. A man and a woman always played against a man and a woman. However, no person ever played with or against any other person more than once. They all played together in two courts on three successive days.Can you show how they […]