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Suzy and the tricycle (Posted on 2004-02-24) Difficulty: 1 of 5
Little Suzy has a tricycle (you know, with three wheels). She wants to travel 1 mile with the tricycle, but she wants to spare her tyres (you know the price on tricycle tyres just keep going up). She is taking 2 spare tyres.

Assume she knows when to exchange wheels so that each of them travels an equal distance. How far does each wheel travel at the end of one mile? How did she exchange the wheels?

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Ady, it was a trick question :-) | Comment 3 of 13 |
(In reply to EASY GO... by Ady TZIDON)

"How far does each wheel travel at the end of one mile?"

Of course each wheel and each tire travelled a mile. If the puzzle had asked "for what distance was each tire affixed to a wheel on the axle", then 0.6 mile would have been the correct answer.

LOL !!!!!!!




Edited on February 24, 2004, 12:49 pm
  Posted by Penny on 2004-02-24 09:52:40

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