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The Sea Monster Riddle

According to legend, once every thousand years a host of sea monsters emerges from the depths to demand tribute from the floating city of Atlantartica. As the ruler of the city, you’d always dismissed the stories… until today, when they rose out of the roiling waters, surrounded your city and demanded a ransom of pearls.

Which chest of pearls holds the ransom that the sea monsters want? Patterns are the key in this TED-Ed riddle by Dan Finkel, directed by Artrake Studio: Solve the sea monster riddle!

Pause at the screen below to spend time on this math and logic puzzle. The answer is revealed immediately after.

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Dan Finkel is the founder of Math for Love, a company that makes excellent math games. Find them on Amazon.

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