Alice in Puzzle-Land. A Carrollian tale for children under by Raymond M. Smullyan

By Raymond M. Smullyan

More than a few puzzles facing observe play and good judgment, arithmetic and philosophy, that includes Alice and the creatures of Wonderland.

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AND NOW , WHAT ABOUT THESE TWO ? "You know," said Alice in a very low voice, looking around to see that the Queen of Hearts was not within hearing distance, "I am particularly interested in knowing about the King and Queen of Hearts. " "Ah," said the Duchess, "this is an interesting story indeed! " cried Alice. " "Very well," said the Duchess good-naturedly, "let's try an easier one first. " There was a long pause. " asked Alice. "Well, the Queen believes that the King believes that she is mad.

Look," he said, "just what do we mean by profit? Well, when someone buys and sells something, the profit is the difference between the amount he got for the article and the amount he paid for it. So, if I was to sell you something for nine dollars for which I 3 ALICE IN PUZZLE- LAND paid seven dollars, I would make a profit of two dollars. " "Seems, child? " replied the Gryphon. "So this here dealer took in eleven dollars—he first took in ten, then gave out eight, leaving two, then took in another nine, so that makes eleven.

DID HE CATCH THE TRAIN ? " said the Gryphon, "the saddest part of that puzzle is that I heard you the whole time and couldn't sleep nohow! " "Well," said the Mock Turtle, "a man once had to go by bicycle twelve miles to the railroad station to catch a train. He reasoned in the following manner: 'I have an hour and a half to catch the train. Four miles is uphill, which I must walk, and can do it four miles an hour; there are four miles downhill, where I can coast at twelve miles an hour; and there are four miles of level road, which I shall do at eight miles an hour.

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