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These form resources related to problem solving, critical thinking, creativity and so on.

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Brain teaser: Puzzles and brain teasers followed by detailed solutions, and not just answers.

Sudoku: Detailed explanatory Sudoku game plays at hardness level Easy, Medium, Hard and Very hard. The series is ideal for learning hands-on how to play Sudoku with growing skill even by an absolute beginner.

Reflections: Thoughtful articles on varied topics.

Innovative creations: Showcasing creativity in ideas or things.

How to solve Einstein's puzzle Whose fish confidently, an improved method based solution

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Five nationals live in five differently colored houses, keep five different pets, drink five different fluids and smoke five different brands of cigarette. From 15 given statements, you have to answer—who owns the fish? Known popularly as Einstein's puzzle it was solved here more than one and half years back. This is an improved method based solution that can be understood and strategies learned by anyone...

Solution of 6 triangles to 5 triangles by 2 moves first matchstick puzzle

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Matchstick puzzles are popular as sticks are easily available and matchstick figures can be physically changed in any way with ease. The solution to the first matchstick puzzle involves clarity in analytical reasoning on shapes, pattern identification and ability to form effective methods...

Reverse cheque puzzle solution

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On finally receiving double the amount he wrote in cheque after 20 paise was expended from amount received from bank, Bhabababu understood that the bank cashier must have given rupees for paise written on cheque, and paise for rupees written on cheque. The reversing created a basic confusion in finding the cheque amount...

Reverse cheque puzzle

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Bhabababu received double the money he wrote in his cheque... His alert mind quickly got to the heart of the mystery. It was a simple but grave mistake made by the cashier...but again, Bhabababu knew what he wrote in his cheque, you don't. Nevertheless, if you devote a bit of interested time, you would surely know. It is not difficult on the surface...

Method based solution to Einstein's logic analysis puzzle, Whose fish

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The problem involves one to one unique assignment between six sets of entities each of five members. The assignments and the answer should result in by analyzing 15 logic conditions. This is a quite well developed logic analysis puzzle with challenges. This classic puzzle is attributed to no less a person than Einstein...

How to play hard third level Sudoku, game play 9

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This is the 9th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. In this game every step in the beginning was hard-going and finding the breakthrough was not easy. We needed to use a new technique for the breakthrough. But when we now know and have used this pattern, we won't forget it in a hurry. In fact we are incorporating this new technique as a routine step in our overall strategy of Sudoku game solving...

Sudoku Third level game play 8

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This is the 8th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. In this game we have encountered for the first time a perfect 3 length cycle with 3 digit same subset occurring in all three cells in a column, there were though varieties of cycles and DSA hits throughout the game play...

Sudoku Third level game play 7

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This is the 7th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. This game proceeded uninterrupted forming multiple cycles in a row or column and after using the benefits of the cycles reverting back to the basic row column scan. As such no single action in the game could be identified as the game changing turning point action...

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