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Length of Pole

There is a metal pole in a Lake. Half the pole is in the mud,  a third of it is under water, Eight meters of the pole produdes above the water. What is the total length of the pole ?

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Is the mud underneath the water or on top of it  ?

I’ll take a guess at 12 meters

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There's a man walking to an Olympic village with a long stick under his arm. Security stops him and asks

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Re: Length of Pole

I'd say 48 metres if I didn't think that was a bit long for a pole!

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Agree with @RobPN - 48 metres.
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16 meters.

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Thirty two metres?

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I'm assuming there's no 'overlap' between the parts of the pole in the mud and the water.  Wink

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@gleneagles wrote:

There is a metal pole in a Lake. Half the pole is in the mud,  a third of it is under water, Eight meters of the pole produdes above the water. What is the total length of the pole ?


 

 

It doesn`t matter, really... as both ends are a pole apart  !Roll_eyes

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16mtrs

 

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@shutter 

Lateral thinking?  Wink

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@gleneagles  Isnt a pole 22yards??Huh

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@TTman 

I thought that was a chain.

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@RobPN DOH!!!! I think youre right....Its my age back to schoolCrazy3Crazy3

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@TTman 

I don't think they'd know that at school these days!  Roll_eyes