We have a 100 foot piece of ribbon. If it takes one second to cut it into a 1 foot strip how long would it take to cut the entire ribbon into one foot strips?

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## Clock Strike 12

At six o’clock the wall clock struck 6 times. Checking with my watch, I noticed that the time between the first and last strokes was 30 seconds. How long will the clock take to strike 12 at midnight?

Riddle Answer## $3 for 600

A man goes to a hardware shop and asks for the price of an item. The shop keeper replies that the item is “one for $1”. The man gives the shop keeper “$3 for 600”. What did the man buy for his newly painted house?

Riddle Answer## Jar Half Full of Bacteria

The number of bacteria in a large sealed jar doubles every minute. The bacteria will take an hour to fill the jar. When will the jar be half full?

Riddle Answer## Short of Cash

A man phoned his daughter to ask her to buy a few things he needed for a trip. He told her she would find enough dollar bills for the purchases in an envelope on his desk. She found the envelope with 98 written on it.

In a store she bought $90 worth of things, but when it was time to pay she not only didn’t have $8 left over but she was short. By how much was she short of cash, and why?

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