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 09-13-2010 #1 Sirjon   Join Date: Sep 2010 Posts: 15 Think Fast or Dad is Dead! In a Kingdom, there are two prince-brothers. The first one is Prince Black and the other, Prince White. Both of them have the finest and fastest horses in the whole Kingdom and each one, keeps on “insisting” that his horse is better than the other. Prince Black’ rides on a black horse while Prince White, owns a white horse. One day, their father, the King called them. He’s very sick and he knows well that he’s dying. He said, “I am asking both of you to have a horse race and whose horse came last, will win my throne”. The King’s doctors believe that the King will not last for a day (a few minutes maybe). So they need to think fast. But the King’s request is that whose horse that came last, win the throne. How will you solve the problem? (I’ll give you 5 minutes or else, the King dies and no one to declare as a new King) ﻿
 09-15-2010 #2 Mr. Hui     Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 10,609 The first prince to **** his horse wins because the dead horse will come last. __________________ Do Math and you can do Anything!
09-16-2010   #3
Sirjon

Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 15

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 Originally Posted by Mr. Hui The first prince to **** his horse wins because the dead horse will come last.
Sorry, wrong answer...but don't worry. The king was sent to a hospital, he's now in the ICU. But he's in great pain and wishes to die as soon as possible but of course, before he leave this world, he's waiting for you to solve this problem.

 09-16-2010 #4 Mr. Hui     Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 10,609 My answer might not be the "correct" answer to the riddle but it does solve/eliminate the problem. __________________ Do Math and you can do Anything!
09-16-2010   #5
Sirjon

Join Date: Sep 2010
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 Originally Posted by Mr. Hui My answer might not be the "correct" answer to the riddle but it does solve/eliminate the problem.
No Sir. All you need to do is analyze carefully and there is really a "logical" answer to this.

09-17-2010   #6
meetballs

Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 46

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 Originally Posted by Sirjon No Sir. All you need to do is analyze carefully and there is really a "logical" answer to this.

I thought it was Mr.Hui's answer guess i was wrong

 09-19-2010 #7 Math Tyrant     Join Date: Sep 2008 Posts: 37 either it is what Mr. Hui suggested or one of the horses is given a sedative (of course they could just have a regular all out race) __________________ A B C D E F G. GUMMYBEARS ARE CHASING ME. RED ONES, YELLOW ONES, GEEEN ONES TOO. A PURPLE ONE JUST STOLE MY SHOE.
 09-20-2010 #8 jimjim     Join Date: May 2009 Posts: 370 i thought he was right too
 09-21-2010 #9 meetballs     Join Date: Mar 2010 Posts: 46 Well i'm not going to figure this out :;p
09-24-2010   #10
Sirjon

Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 15

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 Originally Posted by jimjim i thought he was right too
No.

Okay, I'll give you a hint...if w = w and b = b

Isn't possible that w= b and b = w?

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