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 Hungry Ant (Posted on 2005-01-21)
In a huge room lives a very hungry ant. The room is 4 meters wide, 4 meters high and 10 meters long. The ant is on one of the 4x4-meter walls, right in the middle (2 meters from each of the 4x10-meter walls), and 1 meter from the ceiling. Its food is on the opposite wall, also in the middle, but 1 meter from the floor. The poor ant is very hungry, and won't be able to walk more than 13.99 meters without dropping dead. Can it survive? (The ant cannot fly, jump etc.)

 See The Solution Submitted by Detti Rating: 3.3333 (3 votes)

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(In reply to re(2): Solution by nikki)

Waaw nikki, I thaught I'd never see this, send Charlie one of your Samsonites.

Actually, I unfolded the room the same way and saw it was more then the 3.99.  I still don't understand why I didn't found the solution DS gave.

 Posted by Hugo on 2005-01-21 15:31:00

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