Five Logic Exercises to Practice this Summer
In today’s post we are going to take a look at a few logic exercises, for you to be able to practice your reasoning.
Smartick highly values training in all of the procedures necessary to solve math exercises. Among them, logical reasoning is one of the most important.
With the following exercises, you will be able to practice the basic process that will help you find solutions to different situations, by supporting yourself with the context that surrounds said situation.
Let’s do this!
Logic Exercise 1
Is it possible that out of 9 peers, no two people will have a birthday during the same month?
- Yes, it is possible
- It is impossible
- The answer cannot be found
Logic Exercise 2
Nina bought a box of differently colored pens: blue, black, and red. How many pens would she need to take out of the box, without looking, to make sure that at least 5 are the same color?
Answer: She would need to take ______ pens out of the box.
Logic Exercise 3
What is the minimum number of cards that you would have to draw from a deck to definitely end up with 3 cards from the same suit?
Hint: The standard American deck of cards has 52 cards divided into four suits (spades, diamonds, hearts, and clubs). Each suit contains cards numbered from 2-10, and an Ace, Jack, Queen, and King.
Answer: You would have to draw a minimum of ____ cards.
Logic Exercise 4
Which of the following lassos is formed by more than one piece of rope? There can be more than one answer.
Logic Exercise 5
David, who is one year minus one day older than Daniel, was born on January 1st, 2010. What date was Daniel born on?
- December 1st, 2011
- December 31st, 2008
- December 31st, 2009
- January 2nd, 2011
- December 31st, 2010
- January 2nd, 2009
Do not search for the answers to the exercises—this time you will have to solve them on your own! Don’t give up, believe in yourself, and don’t forget that math is not just about solving operations. Exercise your mind!
You can leave your answers in the comments and we will tell you if they’re right.
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