A cable of 80m (meters) is hanging from the top of two poles that are both 50m from the ground.

What is the distance between the two poles, to one decimal place, if the center of the cable is 10m above the ground?

Riddle AnswerA cable of 80m (meters) is hanging from the top of two poles that are both 50m from the ground.

What is the distance between the two poles, to one decimal place, if the center of the cable is 10m above the ground?

Riddle AnswerYou have four closed boxes as shown:

While you know all four types of food are inside and each box only contains one type of food, you also know that only one of the boxes is labeled correctly.

What’s the minimum number of boxes that you need to open to be guaranteed (regardless of luck) to find out which one is labeled correctly?

Riddle AnswerOld Farmer Palmer has a herd of cows, but he always seems to forget how many animals there are. When he counts them he just makes sure he can see 6 cows from each window of his house.

One night, however, Russell the Rustler took away half of the herd. Farmer Palmer didn’t notice for ages because the next morning he could still see 6 cows from each window. How was it done?

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