# Wes Carroll's Puzzler

Easy to visualize but challenging to solve: that's the kind of math puzzle you get here, one per episode. (Do you love the Car Talk Puzzler too? Yeah, that's what I'm trying for here, only with even more of a math bent.)

Podcasting since 2016 • 24 episodes

# Wes Carroll's Puzzler

## Latest Episodes

### 24: Santa's big sleigh [****]

A parking lot has 16 spaces in a row. Twelve cars arrive, each of which requires one parking space, and their drivers choose their spaces at random from among the available spaces. Santa Claus then arrives in his oversized and very full sleigh, wh...

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### 23: Your prime choice [***]

What’s the largest 2-digit prime factor of “200 choose 100”?
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Spiciness: *** out of ****

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4:58

### 22: Split the check [*]

Last week, two of my friends and I went to a restaurant and had a lovely meal. We decided to evenly split the check, so we asked the waiter to just combine the totals. However, when the waiter came with the check, he revealed that there had been a...

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