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Grobi's Treat

Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.

 

Puzzle ID:#42231
Fun:*** (2.15)
Difficulty:*** (2.51)
Category:Logic
Submitted By:BadBunnee02*th***
Corrected By:Ghostology

 

 

 



Grobi is a very unique creature.

Grobi:

1...is round in shape.
2...is six inches in diameter.
3...lives on an acre-sized flat field.
4...moves only by jumping; cannot walk, crawl, fly, or move in any manner other than jumping.
5...can jump, in any one jump, a minimum of 6 inches or a maximum of 72 inches (6 feet) across the field (cannot jump straight up-down). Grobi can therefore, in any one jump, jump any distance across the field at or between the 6-72 inch limits.
6...can jump directly north, south, east, or west only; cannot jump diagonally.
7...must jump four times in any one direction (N-S-E-W) before changing direction (N-S-E-W) or to continue in the same direction (N-S-E-W).
8...dines on mushrooms which grow in the field. The mushrooms grow to a maximum of six inches in diameter and to a height of an inch.
9...can ingest a mushroom only by landing directly atop the mushroom.
10...is very adept at precisely determining distances.

One day Grobi - happily jumping around in the middle of the field - locates a six-inch diameter mushroom six inches away (center of Grobi to center of mushroom distance) directly west of Grobi.

Grobi quickly (and accurately) calculates that FOUR jumps is the fastest way to get to the mushroom and eat, which Grobi does.

Describe the route taken by Grobi to eat the mushroom including the direction of jumps, each approximate jump-distance, and the specific number of jumps in each direction.





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Comments

psychoserenityAgb*
Jun 14, 2008

That was so ... random! but very fun. Great teaser.
kunjuAin*
Jun 15, 2008

was hard
great job
achilles3Ain
Jun 18, 2008

very funny and easy too
sourdough
Jun 19, 2008

Grobi?! "SourDough" likes that name, yes he does!

$D
AndrewWalkerAfi*
Jun 23, 2008

I get it now so the last jump, which was his fourth jump to get it, was the first jump of a westward seris, and grobi seems a bit OCD-ish
kappa64*
Jul 10, 2008

schweet. i like it. Yes, it was pretty random
BadBunnee02*th*
Jan 15, 2011

Thanks to all those above and thanks to any others following for your visit, votes, and comments.
I really appreciate it.

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