Mathematics

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Can you solve it? Are you smarter than a forester?

A puzzle about planting trees Hello guzzlers, Your mission today is to design an arrangement of trees on a desert island, like the one below. An aerial view of five trees on an island. When there is a single tree, no matter where you stand on the island you will always be able to see

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Can you solve it? Are you smarter than an architect?

A puzzle that tests 3D thinking Hi guzzlers, Todays puzzle was sent in by a reader who remembers it from his days as an architecture student. Draw a 3-dimensional picture of a shape that goes through each of these holes, exactly touching all sides as it passes through. A triangle with sides 1 unit. A

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Can you solve it? Pythagoras's best puzzles

Three teasers from the vaults Hi guzzlers, The most famous theorem in maths is named after the Greek thinker Pythagoras. So is the most famous recreational mathematics publication in the Netherlands. Send me your email if you want me to alert you each time I post a new one. Im always on the look-out for