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Daily Dilemma #10: Answer Key
Number of
candles

3

4

5

6

Number of
strawberries

3

4

5

6

There would be 14 candles so Peter would be 14 years old.
From the first
scale, a soldier is 2 if a doll is 1.
Then a violin is the sum of a soldier and a
doll, or 2 + 1 = 3
On the third scale, the left side has a value of 5; the
right side has a value of 7.
So, the scale is balanced by putting 1 solider or 2 dolls on the left side.
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