Monday, December 26, 2011

Brainteaser of the Day: name this bear.

Here's your holiday puzzle:

An explorer hiked 10 miles north; then 10 miles east; then 10 miles south. After that, he found himself exactly where he started and met a bear.


1) What color was the bear? 2) What were the longitude and latitude  of the explorer's starting point.

A hint and the answers below.

Hint: a slightly simpler version of this puzzle can be found here.


1. The bear was white.
2. The starting point was 11.6 miles from the North Pole.

The original (in Russian)

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