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Puzzle ID:#3367
Fun:*** (2.27)
Difficulty:** (1.45)
Category:Science
Submitted By:AbdulAziz**
Corrected By:chidam11

 

 

 



You are given a thread 1' long. Now hold the thread from two different ends. Pull the thread with exactly equal amount of force applied from both ends and exactly opposite direction.

At what point will the thread break?


Answer

The thread will break from the weakest point, not necessarily the center.
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