The object of the following chapters is to give clear and unmistakable instruction on the lines and markings of the hands, both from the student's standpoint and from that of the general reader. This is not usually the course adopted in books p... Read more of The Line Of Head Or The Indications Of The Mentality at Palm Readings.orgInformational Site Network Informational
Privacy
Home Top Rated Puzzles Most Viewed Puzzles All Puzzle Questions Random Puzzle Question Search


The Spider And The Fly





(MISCELLANEOUS PUZZLES)



Inside a rectangular room, measuring 30 feet in length and 12 feet in width and height, a spider is at a point on the middle of one of the end walls, 1 foot from the ceiling, as at A; and a fly is on the opposite wall, 1 foot from the floor in the centre, as shown at B. What is the shortest distance that the spider must crawl in order to reach the fly, which remains stationary? Of course the spider never drops or uses its web, but crawls fairly.







Read Answer






Next: The Perplexed Cellarman

Previous: The Broken Chessboard



Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
ADD TO EBOOK




Random Questions

The Knight's Puzzle
CANTERBURY PUZZLES
A Kite-flying Puzzle.
Patchwork Puzzles
The Noble Demoiselle
PUZZLING TIMES AT SOLVAMHALL CASTLE
A Reversible Magic Square
MISCELLANEOUS PUZZLES
Indiscriminate Charity.
Money Puzzles
A Packing Puzzle.
Measuring, Weight, and Packing Puzzles.
The Scientific Skater.
The Guarded Chessboard
Simple Division.
Money Puzzles
The Cushion Covers.
Patchwork Puzzles
The Mandarin's "t" Puzzle.
Magic Squares Problem.
The Sultan's Army.
Money Puzzles
The Grasshopper Puzzle.
Moving Counter Problem
The Four Postage Stamps.
Combination and Group Problems
The Puzzle Wall.
Patchwork Puzzles
The Diamond Puzzle.
Unicursal and Route Problems