How many squares are in this picture?

Riddle Answer# Picture Riddles

## Pond Problem

A man wishes to reach the island in the middle of an ornamental lake without getting wet. The island is 20 feet from each edge of the pond (see diagram) and he has two planks each 19 feet long. How does he get across?

Riddle Answer## Nine Horses

Below are nine horses located in a squared fenced meadow. Can you construct two more square fences so that each horse will be in a fenced area by itself?

Riddle Answer## Five Pieces of Chain

A man has 5 pieces of chain that must be joined into a long chain. He can open ring 3 (first operation), link it to ring 4 (second operation), then unfasten ring 6 and link it to ring 7, and so on.

He could complete his task in 8 operations, but he wants to do it in 6. How does he do it?

Riddle Answer## Crazy Cut

You are to make one cut (or draw one line) – of course it needn’t be straight – that will divide the following shape into two identical parts.

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