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Find the Missing Number

It could also be 5 if you're going by the pattern that the first and last numbers in each column have the same number of letters and that the total number of letters must be a multiple of one of the numbers in the row.

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Gold or silver?

I prefer the similar:

Which weighs more, a pound of gold or a pound of feathers?

Answer:

A "pound" of feathers is 16 avoirdupois ounces, which weighs more than a "pound" of gold, which is 12 troy ounces.

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Right or Left?

Handed-ness has nothing to do with which side of your brain is used "more" because neither is. Nor is one side of the brain better at certain types of thinking (creative vs. logical, etc.) than the other.

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Find the Missing Number

Whoops, I meant first and last numbers in each ROW, not column.

7 4 8 (Seven and Eight = 5 letters each, 14 total letters in the row, 14 is a multiple of 7) 3 9 7 (Three and Seven = 5 letters each, 14 total letters in the row, 14 is a multiple of 7) 6 5 10 (Six and Ten = 3 letters each, 10 total letters in the row, 10 is a multiple of five)

? 8 4 (Four has four letters so ? must either be Five or Nine to match, and there will be 15 total letters meaning you need the 5 to satisfy "total letters must be a multiple of one of the numbers"))

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Find the Missing Number

Thanks. Just figured it out. I didn't get the "real" answer.

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Gold or silver?

Only if the two pieces of metal are sitting at the same altitude and have shapes that put the centers of mass relative to each other in the way you described. The original question has no verbiage that would restrict the silver from being, for example, on the moon.

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