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 Four bugs (Posted on 2002-05-07)
Four bugs are located in the corners of a square, 10 inches on the side. They are arranged like this:
```            A---B
|   |
D---C ```
As the clock starts, A begins crawling directly toward B, which goes to C, C goes to D and D to A.

Each bug will home in exactly on its target, reguardless of the target's motion, so their paths will be curves spiraling toward the center of the square where they will meet.

What distance will each of the bugs have covered by then?

 See The Solution Submitted by levik Rating: 4.0000 (12 votes)

 Subject Author Date Problem Solution With Explanation K Sengupta 2007-05-16 05:45:54 answer K Sengupta 2007-04-15 13:55:31 re: response to Jason Gamer 2003-10-26 21:16:31 Solution Antonio 2003-08-23 08:35:52 four bugs terry 2003-01-19 21:19:09 Spiral Half-Mad 2002-05-08 18:53:37 response to Jason jim 2002-05-08 05:00:49 HALF MIND REBUT JASON 2002-05-08 02:07:21 Jason's solution Half-Mad 2002-05-08 00:13:38 SOLUTION JASON 2002-05-08 00:02:03 Possible solution Half-Mad 2002-05-07 21:39:51 solution Aaron Seligman 2002-05-07 14:28:34 Solution friedlinguini 2002-05-07 13:08:23

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