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A bookworm eats from the first page of an encyclopaedia number 1 to the last page of encyclopaedia number 5. The bookworm ...
New puzzle while we are waiting on April.
A bookworm eats from the first page of an encyclopaedia number 1 to the last page of encyclopaedia number 5. The bookworm eats in a straight line. Each encyclopaedia consists of 400 pages. Each page is 0.01 inches thick and each cover is 0.25 inches thick. What distance does the bookworm eat through?
They call me "Nana"
I will guess about 54 inches.
Then let me say 22 inches
(Are you doing the math or just guessing?)
They call me "Nana"
Okay- one last guess....... 12 inches.
It might be 11.98 inches depending on how picky you want to be about it. But anyway.
Okay- I guess I could actually think about it. That might help but then again, what else are you going to be doing with your afternoon? I'm trying to keep you busy!
03-17-2007, 08:00 PM #100
And here is my puzzle:
As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives.
Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits.
Kits, cats, sacks and wives,
How many were going to St. Ives?
03-17-2007, 08:16 PM #101
one (for APril's)
6.5" for IWBM
Last edited by tiggerguy; 03-17-2007 at 08:22 PM.
03-17-2007, 08:26 PM #102
2401 for Stitch's?(just guessing here)
He won't win the MVP or be voted into the Hall of Fame........then again, some heroes don't play games.
03-17-2007, 08:32 PM #103
Brian - you have mine right.
03-17-2007, 10:01 PM #104
i got 14" for IWBM but i have a feeling thats not right
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03-18-2007, 07:54 AM #105
I got 22 for IWBM's
.01 x 400 x 5 = 20
.25 x 5 x 2 = 2.5
2 covers (he went from the first PAGE to the last PAGE)
but that is the same answer that snwhtNdwrfs got... so maybe I'll go with 22.5
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