At precisely 7:00 a.m., a monk sets out to climb a tall mountain,
so that he might visit a temple at its peak.
The trail he walks is narrow and winding, but it is the only way to reach the summit.
As he ascends the mountain, the monk walks the path at varying speeds.
Though he stops occasionally to rest and eat, he never strays from the path, and he never walks backwards.
At exactly 7:00 p.m., the monk reaches the temple at the summit, where he stays the night.
The following morning at 7:00 a.m. sharp, the monk departs the temple and begins his journey back to the bottom of the mountain.
He descends by way of the same path, again walking slowly at times and quickly at others, stopping here and there to eat and drink and rest, but never deviating from the path and never going backwards.
Twelve hours later, at 7:00 p.m. on the nose, the monk arrives back at the foot of the mountain.
Is there any point along the path that the monk occupied at precisely the same time on both days? How do you know?
Find The Answer For A Farmer Wanted To Divide His 17 Horses.
The advice was to add his horse to the group of horses, to make a total of 18 horses.
The oldest son will get half – 9 horses. The middle son will get one third – 6 horses The youngest son will get one ninth – 2 horses
There is now 1 remaining horse which belongs to the traveling mathematician.