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# A teensy bit of easy fun!

What is wrong with this statement?

Clarification: "What is wrong with this statement?" is the statement.

The reason I didn't make this a problem, is I couldn't find a way to put the answer, that wouldn't give it away! This is a very easy problem, but I'm hoping it stumps 1 or 2 of you.

Note: This question is part of the book "The Mysterious Benedict Society" which is a good read.

Note by Finn C
1 year, 6 months ago

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What do you mean by "wrong"?

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Like it says above it's to do with logic... that might give you a clue.

- 1 year, 6 months ago

So, there's nothing wrong with the statement...

- 1 year, 6 months ago

- 1 year, 6 months ago

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Comment deleted May 21, 2016

As Geoff, I will delete my answer. Please post it as a problem, is great.

- 1 year, 6 months ago

The thing is if I made it multi-choice, when they looked at the choices the answer would be obvious... any ideas?

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Nah... Just put 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 .... And put like 3 obvious ones... :)

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Well, Geoff's idea is great. I'm waiting for your problem!

- 1 year, 6 months ago

@Finn C And make sure to make it a multiple choice (so they don't get 3 chances! :) )

- 1 year, 6 months ago

And put one obvious one, like a spelling mistake.

- 1 year, 6 months ago

A repeated word haha

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Yeah, you can't do that! How about saying "How many mistakes are in this statement?"

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Thats a great idea!

- 1 year, 6 months ago

At least two people will get it! :)

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Haha!

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Wow! Hahaha nice problem, tricky.

- 1 year, 6 months ago

I got it isn't even a statement it is a question!

- 1 year, 3 months ago

I think I got it! I won't post the solution though... hehe :D

- 1 year, 5 months ago

I've wrote it... :)

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Follow Geoff suggestions, a repeated word would be better than an spelling mistake

- 1 year, 6 months ago

OK... going to delete it and make a couple of obvious mistakes

- 1 year, 6 months ago

OK, I'll check it out!

- 1 year, 6 months ago

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I hoped you'd get it! :D

- 1 year, 6 months ago

I deleted my answer so that others can try it out! :)

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Haha.. thanks!

- 1 year, 6 months ago

Incorrect... Maybe grammar like... (thought its not)... I'll give the answer if no one gets it in a day or so.

- 1 year, 6 months ago