The Newspaper Puzzle

16.07.2018 |

Episode #1 of the course The world’s most compelling logic puzzles by John Robin


Do you enjoy puzzles? There are many kinds, such as sudoku or crosswords. But there are also logic puzzles, which require you to use your reasoning (visual, verbal, conceptual, and mathematical) to work out a problem.

My name is John Robin, and over the next ten days, I will be taking you on a tour through the world’s most compelling logic problems. I promise that they will not be too difficult, but you’re allowed to use a piece of paper if it helps. Either way, I will always provide an explanation so you can appreciate what’s at work.

Let’s start!


The Newspaper Puzzle

A newspaper is supposed to have 60 pages, but pages 24 and 41 are missing. Which other pages won’t be there?

I’ll let you think about it and work it out on your own. Click the button below when you’re ready for the answer.

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