February 2022 Brain Puzzler Solution

Q: You are painting a square wall that is 12 feet by 12 feet.
When you are
halfway done, the unpainted part of the wall is still a square that measures 12 feet from top to bottom by 12 feet from side to side.  How is this possible?

A: A: It’s a square within a square. The unpainted square is nested within the larger square like this:

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