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Marching Messenger (Posted on 2002-07-05) Difficulty: 5 of 5
(This is from CTK exchange)

A column of soldiers is 25 miles long and they march 25 miles a day. One morning a messenger started at the rear of the column with a message for the guy up front. The messenger began to march and gave the message to the guy up front and then returned to his position by the end of the day. Assume that the messenger marched at the same rate of speed the whole time. How many miles did the messenger march?

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionProblem Solution With ExplanationK Sengupta2007-05-23 05:23:01
answerK Sengupta2007-05-16 13:24:02
SolutionsolutionDetti2004-10-14 23:06:25
SolutionNice problemBractals2004-08-24 11:48:09
re(3): Forced MarchSilverKnight2003-12-11 18:17:11
Solutionre(2): Forced MarchJack Squat2003-12-11 17:17:56
Solutionre: Forced MarchBarry Knapp2003-12-08 10:49:42
re(2): Forced MarchTomM2002-12-27 01:48:29
Speed MarchGautam Joshi2002-12-26 19:20:30
re: Forced MarchGautam Joshi2002-12-26 18:04:13
re: Such confusing mathTomM2002-07-08 02:27:08
Such confusing mathFusanno2002-07-07 18:23:20
SolutionForced MarchTomM2002-07-04 16:56:30
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