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One rope, two flagpoles... (Posted on 2018-09-18) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A puzzle from James F. Fixx’s More Games for the Superintelligent, 1976:

A rope 150 feet long is strung between the tops of two flagpoles, each 100 feet high. At its lowest point the rope sags to within 25 feet of the ground.
*original question* What is the distance between the poles?

*my question* How long did it take you to get the correct answer?

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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  Subject Author Date
Nice problemJer2018-09-18 10:19:15
Answer to "my question"JayDeeKay2018-09-18 09:56:14
Hints/Tipsre: about 30 minAdy TZIDON2018-09-18 09:25:45
about 30 minSteven Lord2018-09-18 08:29:00
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