Elementary Brain Teaser


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Lots of Talent

The winner of a talent contest is announced at 4:00 P.M. On person calls 2 friends before 4:15 P.M. telling the name of the winner. Before 4:30, those 2 people call 2 more and tell them the name of the winner. Before 4:45 P.M. each new person who has been called calls 2 more people telling them the name of the winner. What time will 200 people know the name of the winner?


Correct Solutions:
  1. James Helbig. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  2. Harrison Gordon. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  3. Tao Tao Chen. Ellis ES, Sunnyvale, CA
  4. Ashley Jasmin. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  5. Alex Terry. Barnett Shoals ES, Athens, GA
  6. Drew Mauldin. Barnett Shoals ES, Athens, GA
  7. Justin Williams. Barnett Shoals ES, Athens, GA
  8. Carson Pennella. Barnett Shoals ES, Athens, GA
  9. Andi Ho. Barnett Shoals ES, Athens, GA
  10. Haley McElhannon. Barnett Shoals ES, Athens, GA
  11. Adam Maberry. Buchanan ES, Pierre, SD
  12. Hansen Chang. Beecher Road ES, Woodbridge, CT
  13. Brooke Bushika. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  14. Alexander King. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs FL
  15. Shane Lampkins. Palm Lake ES, Orlando, FL
  16. Talha Anwar. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  17. Leonard Anghelescu. Broadlands PS, North York, Ontario, Canada
  18. Kevin Schein. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  19. Amanda Townsend. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  20. Mark Nuttall. Challenger ES, Huntsville, AL
  21. Aliya Merchant. Gateway PS, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  22. Brett St.Onge. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  23. Elise Hernandez. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  24. Michelle Rogers. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  25. Joan Trefz. Barnett Shoals ES, Athens, GA
  26. Tommy Filliater. The Sagemont School, Weston, FL
  27. Ashley Parkins. The Sagemont School, Weston, FL
  28. Danny Dickey. The Sagemont School, Weston, FL
  29. Tony Flowers. Norcross ES, Norcross, GA
  30. Jaclyn Mackawgy. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  31. Michelle M. Ly. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  32. Pamela Epstein. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  33. Francesca Ball. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  34. Leandra Cheng. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  35. Abraham Thomas. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  36. Andrew Marquez. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  37. Jane M. Baby. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  38. Keriann DeRosa. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  39. Devin Cozart. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  40. Nithin Thomas. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  41. Eugene Berger. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  42. Matthew Watson. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  43. John Abraham. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  44. Adam Basile. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  45. Chelsea Jackson. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  46. Lynn Leandre. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  47. Leena Daniel. Colton ES, Spring Valley, NY
  48. Kevin Nethers. Rainbow ES, Winter Springs, FL
  49. Anthony Flowers. Norcross ES, Norcross, GA
  50. Daniel Geary. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  51. Mark Schreck. Cross Lanes ES, Cross Lanes, WV
  52. Kevin Schreck. Cross Lanes ES, Cross Lanes, WV
  53. Begem Lee. St. Annes School, Porterville,CA
  54. Bradley Heitkamp. Southeast MS, Ravenna, OH
  55. Cody Lewis. Southeast MS, Ravenna, OH
  56. Alex Barkley. Southeast MS, Ravenna, OH
  57. John Cole. Belle Chasse ES, Belle Chasse, LA
  58. Allyson Lagasse. Wells ES, Wells, ME
  59. Poonamjit Bath. Meadows West School, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada






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