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String Fuse Problem

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Burning String-Fuse Problem The best solution to this problem is to place the string-fuse in a circle such that the two ends meet. Next, we light the fuse at this meeting point, causing the fuse to ignite simultaneously with one flame progressing in the clockwise direction and another flame progressing in the anticlockwise direction. The measure of 30 seconds will be when the two flames encounter each other along the string-fuse. This is because if a single flame takes 60 seconds, two flames that are ignited simultaneously must take exactly half the time to burn the entire length of the string ...
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