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Difficulty: EasyPuzzle Details

A ship is docked in the harbour.

Over the side hangs a rope ladder with rungs a foot apart.

The tide rises at a rate of 9 inches per hour.

At the end of six hours, how much of the rope ladder will still remain above water, assuming that 9 feet were above the water when the tide began to rise?

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Answer: Still 9 feet because the ladder will rise with the ship!


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