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Riddlish Riddle 5

 
 
Reply Fri 4 Apr, 2003 03:38 pm
If a grasshopper halves the distance to a wall on every jump, how many jumps will he need to reach the wall if he starts from ten feet away?
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sozobe
 
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Reply Fri 4 Apr, 2003 03:40 pm
He won't. There's a term for this, but I forget.
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Craven de Kere
 
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Reply Fri 4 Apr, 2003 03:40 pm
he'll never get there
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Craven de Kere
 
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Reply Fri 4 Apr, 2003 03:41 pm
doh, sozobe cheated and stuff.
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TechnoGuyRob
 
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Reply Fri 4 Apr, 2003 03:41 pm
you're right he wont
Here's the explanation

He will never reach the wall. If each jump only goes half the distance, the grasshopper will get closer and closer to the wall but never actually get there.
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TechnoGuyRob
 
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Reply Fri 4 Apr, 2003 03:41 pm
Very Happy
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