FEBRUARY 1, 2002
A BEARTOWN MYSTERY
Three people, a man, a teenager, and
a youth recently stole a chest of jewelery from the forth
floor of BEARTOWN MANSION. The three
gained access to the jewels through the interior of the
structure but all the doors locked behind them and the
only way to escape was by an endless rope with two
attached baskets that went from a fourth floor window to
Check the next issue of Beartown News for the answers.
FROM LAST MONTH
Three volumes of a set of books, all identical in size, were arranged on a bookshelf in the following order. Volume 1 (being pulled out) was on the left, Volume 2 (green) in the middle, and Volume 3 (yellow) on the right. The front and back covers of the books were each 1/8 inch thick. The pages of each book were exactly 3 inches thick. A bookworm bored a hole straight from the first page of Volume 1 to the last page of Volume 3. How far did the bookworm travel?
DO YOU KNOW?
The bookworm traveled only
three and a half inches in going from the first page of
Volume 1 to the last page of Volume 3.
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