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House Hunting is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Last Specter.

Puzzle

US Version

"The houses in this town are numbered from 1 to 88. I asked a boy three questions to find out where he lives:

  • Is your house number higher than 44?
  • Can your house number be divided by four?
  • Can I multiply a number by itself to get your house number?

The boy said yes to all three questions. What is the number of the boy's house?"

UK Version

The houses in this town are numbered from 1 to 88. I asked a boy three questions to find out where he lived:

  • Is your house number higher than 44?
  • Can your house number be divided by four?
  • Can I multiply a number by itself to get your house number?

The boy said yes to all three questions. What is the number of the boy's house?

Hints




Click a Tab to reveal the Hint.

US Version

If you think about it, this puzzle isn't all that difficult.
The key is to work out which question gives you the fewest possible answers.

UK Version

If you think about it, this puzzle isn't all that difficult.

The key is to work out which question gives you the fewest possible answers.

Try to limit the number of possible answers by thinking about the third question.

Which numbers between 44 and 88 can be found by multiplying a number by itself? There aren't many to choose from.

US Version

You should have worked out the choices 49, 64, and 81 from Hint 3. If you know which number can be divided by four, you have your answer.

UK Version

You should have worked out the choices 49, 64 and 81 from Hint 3. If you know which number can be divided by 4, you have your answer.


Solution

Incorrect

US Version

Too bad!

Read the questions again to see if you missed something.

UK Version

Nobody's home!

Read the questions again and see if you missed something.

Correct

Ding dong!

He lives at 64. It's easy if you know your times tables!

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