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

 

Puzzle ID:#19329
Fun:*** (2.28)
Difficulty:** (1.82)
Category:Logic
Submitted By:AXTONAau****!!
Corrected By:Winner4600

 

 

 



A six-foot tall, wide-shouldered American man told his Russian colleague, 'I weigh 38 kg'. The Russian replied 'I only weigh 26 kg'.

How is this possible?



Answer

The men are astronauts, and they are on Mars. Weight = mass x gravitational pull. On Mars, there is far less gravity and so a man weighing 100 kg on Earth weighs only 38 kg on Mars.
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