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Old 2003-08-30, 14:00   #1
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A store has a novel way of pricing items. Here are 3 items with their prices and one without. What does the 4th item cost?

gum = .13
lollipop = .34
chips = .23
soda pop = ?


Don't beat on me because its so simple!

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Old 2003-08-30, 17:41   #2
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I have PMed the answer to Fusion
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Old 2003-08-30, 17:47   #3
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I don't get it - can someone PM me the point?
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Old 2003-08-30, 18:52   #4
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Soda pop? :)
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Old 2003-08-30, 18:56   #5
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I've actually seen this (or at least something very similar to it) on an online IQ tester.
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Old 2003-08-31, 00:25   #6
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Coldfury,

Similar questions are in several I.Q. tests. They all rely on some common pattern such as consonants are worth so many cents and vowels are worth a different value. Another I've seen would have each letter valued based on its position in the alphabet. A would be 1, b would be 2, c would be 3, etc.

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Old 2003-08-31, 01:20   #7
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Yup, I know that. The one in the IQ test I saw didn't have any recognizable correlation though for the prices.
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Old 2003-08-31, 01:37   #8
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It cannot be determined. The space must be worth something. grin
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