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Fast fuse


Best Answer harey, 25 February 2014 - 10:28 PM

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#1 bonanova

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Posted 25 February 2014 - 01:09 PM

You have a lighter and a single fuse that takes exactly 1 minute to burn.

It is straightforward to time a 60-second or a 30-second time interval.

How would you time a 10-second time interval?


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Posted 25 February 2014 - 02:58 PM

Does the fuse burn at a constant rate?


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Posted 25 February 2014 - 06:30 PM

Does the fuse burn at a constant rate?

 

We can't make that assumption.


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Posted 25 February 2014 - 10:28 PM   Best Answer

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