Remember back in high school when you spent two semesters in algebra, hunting for X as if he had stolen something? Remember how everybody thought it was so-o-o important – but you? Remember how you don’t remember any of it cuz you’ve never found a practical use for (X^{2 }+ 3 = 12.)? This is a puzzle that *looks* a lot like algebra but *isn’t*. Every letter represents a value that has *direct relationship* to the other letter (or letters) in each example. Although they are all connected, they must be solved separately. The groupings are random, and you can start anywhere. Your first correct answer will lead you to every other solution. From there, it’s only a matter of deductive reasoning. However, each answer will still test your practical knowledge. Good Luck!

A, P and A are the 3 M

There are 2 S to every A

88 K on a P

24 H in a D

90 D in a R A

6 S. on a S.S.

3 S and you’re O

There are 8 N in an O

8 P in the S.S. plus P

1 P is worth 1,000 W

7 W of the A W

1 W on a U

64 S on a C B

20,000 L under the S

G and the 3 B

1 is the L N

12 L of H

28 D in F except in a L Y

Every C has 9 L

12 D of C

4 S in a S D of C

2 is C; 3 is a C

76 T led the B P

12 M in a Y

K 2 B with 1 S

13 in a B D

3 B M

1001 A N

4 H of the A

3 P in a H G

40 D of R in the G F

4 Q in a D

6 P on a S F

12 S of the Z

S W and the 7 D

9 P on a B T

**Answers on Friday**

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I think I prefer to wait for the answers.

Check out Rob Alberts for some hints

I’ll will go ahead and say, to know the answer would blow my mind, however… my mind has been blown just looking at the puzzle itself.

Check out the comments for some hints

At least I gave it a try …..

English or Dutch, in both languages your riddle is a crime.

Aramis, Porthos and Athos are the 3 Musketeers

There are 2 Sides to every Answer

88 K on a P

24 Hours in a Day

90 D in a R A

6 Sailors on a Steam Ship.

3 S and you’re O

There are 8 N in an O

8 P in the S.S. plus P

1 P is worth 1,000 W

7 W of the A W

1 W on a U

64 S on a C B

20,000 Lights under the Sky

G and the 3 B

1 is the L N

12 L of H

28 Days in February except in a Leap Year

Every C has 9 L

12 D of C

4 S in a S D of C

2 is C; 3 is a C

76 T led the B P

12 Month in a Year

K 2 B with 1 S

13 in a Bakers Dozen

3 B M

1001 A Night ???

4 H of the A

3 P in a H G

40 D of R in the G F

4 Q in a D

6 P on a S F

12 Signs of the Zodiac

S W and the 7 D

9 P on a B T

Total congrats! And OMG you did them in English. I am not worthy!

3 strikes and you’re out

1001 Arabian nights is another

40 days of rain in the great flood

1 picture is worth a thousand words

9 P on BT = 9 players on baseball team

Unfortunately there is 0 B due to CV

Thanks to Rob, I can cheat off his comment.

Besides, I was always better at Algebra.

Speaking of which, X = 3 😉

Nobody likes an Algebra smartass. cheers