# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Excessive Sums

How many positive integers less than 1,000,000 cannot be written as the sum of exactly two Excessive Numbers? Continue reading

How many positive integers less than 1,000,000 cannot be written as the sum of exactly two Excessive Numbers? Continue reading

Were you able to circumnavigate with the fewest number of planes? If so, then the $50 ThinkGeek Gift Certificate may have your name on it! Continue reading

Did you determine if 8 queens could be put on a chess board simultaneously? If so, in how many ways? Did you win the $50 ThinkGeek gift certificate? Continue reading

How distinct ways can 8 queens be put on a chessboard without any being able to take another? Can it even be done? Will the $50 ThinkGeek gift certificate be yours? Continue reading

Were you able to determine the number of counting numbers under 10 million without any squared factors? Continue reading

This week’s GeekDad Puzzle of the Week: How many numbers under 10 million do not have “squared roots?” Continue reading

Just how many cones can my local ice creamery make? Find out in the solution to this week’s GeekDad Puzzle of the Week! Continue reading

Given some simple rules around flavors (i.e., no mixing fruit flavors!) just how many distinct cones could be made by our local ice creamery? Continue reading

Were you able to find the numeric auction bidding signs that required a “bottom bar” to avoid possible bidding confusion? Continue reading

If there are 650 different participating parties in an auction, each with their own consecutive number, how many numbers require a “bottom bar” below them to avoid possible bidding confusion? Continue reading

Were you able to determine the rivers’ names, given that their vowels were washed away? Continue reading

Can you determine which famous rivers have been disemvoweled? If so, a ThinKGeek gift certificate could be yours! Continue reading

Were you able to decipher the Presidential quote? Continue reading

Did you find a set of triplets that let me and 14 other parents park in three parking spots over 7 days, and have no one meet the same parent twice? Continue reading

Encoded in this set of Presidential Portraits is a quote from a relatively recent past President. Can you decipher it and find its source? Continue reading

Is it possible for me and 14 other parents to park in three parking spots over 7 days, and have no one meet the same parent twice? How so? If not, why not? Continue reading