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**Question: **A shrimping boat is at the docks with a lifeboat hanging off the side 5 meters above the water. If the tides rise at a rate of 1.5 meters per hour, how long would it take for the water to reach the lifeboat.

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**Question: **There are two ropes that both take exactly 1 hour to burn from end to end. You are unable to cut the rope. How can you burn the two ropes in a total of 45 minutes?

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**Question: **If you have an 11 minute and 13 minute hourglass, how can you accurately time 15 minutes?

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**Question: **On a clock, how many times a day do the minute and hour hand overlap?

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**Question: **You have a glass of water that looks about half full. How can you tell, only using the glass of water itself, if the glass is half full or not?

The glass is a right cylinder.

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