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 12th-October-2017, 01:08 PM #1 Creeping Death Secretary of Defense     Join Date: Oct 2016 Location: Omnipresent Posts: 714 Cognitive Reflection Test Questions: 1. A bat and a ball cost \$1.10 in total. The bat costs \$1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? 2. If it takes 5 machines 5 minutes to make 5 widgets, how long would it take 100 machines to make 100 widgets? 3. In a lake, there is a patch of lily pads. Every day, the patch doubles in size. If it takes 48 days for the patch to cover the entire lake, how long would it take for the patch to cover half of the lake? Just give me your answers, I don't care. It's like supposed to be the world's shortest IQ test or something. Supposedly most people who answer 1 wrong are just impatient assholes. I'm an impatient asshole, my first answer was wrong, but then I slowed the fuck down (not too much) and got it right. __________________ "I have a garage band and I have lost my virginity." -Serac, on TMB
 12th-October-2017, 01:15 PM #2 Mxx Member     Join Date: Aug 2017 Posts: 113 Re: Cognitive Reflection Test I could not be bothered with these types of questions. I prefer life riddles to math riddles.
 12th-October-2017, 02:33 PM #3 Hadoblado The choicest fuckboi     Join Date: Mar 2011 Posts: 4,749 Re: Cognitive Reflection Test Spoiler: 1 - ball = \$0.05, bat = \$1.05 2 - five minutes 3 - 47 days It's not an IQ test. It's an attention/comprehension test, trying to mislead your intuition.
 12th-October-2017, 09:17 PM #4 Animekitty Light     Join Date: Apr 2010 Location: Calm Stillness Posts: 4,501 Re: Cognitive Reflection Test Hadoblado took all my answers but we still do not know the question. (How cognitively Reflective are you?) __________________ Spoiler:
 12th-October-2017, 10:14 PM #5 Serac Member     Join Date: Jun 2017 Posts: 647 Re: Cognitive Reflection Test 1 is kind of interesting. I wonder what sort of mental representation of quantities one should have in order to automatically jump to the right answer. If anyone has that, I would be curious to hear about it
 13th-October-2017, 02:25 AM #6 Grayman Team Ignorant     Join Date: Jan 2013 Location: US of A Posts: 4,113 Re: Cognitive Reflection Test Spoiler: Bat = B Ball = A B + A = 1.10 B = A + 1 therefore (A + 1) + A = 1.10 [solve for A] yeah my brain wants to say 0.10 but the math says something else. Why is that? __________________ My body is just a battery for robots.
 13th-October-2017, 03:05 AM #7 washti Чебурашка     Join Date: Sep 2016 Posts: 357 Re: Cognitive Reflection Test All three questions are talked in Think Fast and Slow. I did first wrong. Did any of you managed to finish this book? It get more boring with every page. I stuck on 116 or smth for month.

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