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Puzzle ID:#2507
Fun:*** (2.27)
Difficulty:* (1.05)
Submitted By:Cascas***
Corrected By:tsimkin




Grul charges 5 dollars to cut a wooden log into two pieces. How much will he charge to cut a log into four pieces?

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15 dollars (3 cuts at $5/cut)

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Mar 19, 2002

This is not true. He would charge 10 dollars. You can cut the log in half, hold the pieces together, and cut it in another direction. Voila! 4 pieces!
Feb 14, 2005

With a carpenter that cheap you'd obviously have to pay him to fold it in half though!!

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