Read the following Riddle carefully and answer the question asked.
You see a Pole sticking out of a river.
You are told the following facts about the pole;
- One half of the pole is in the ground,
- Another one third is covered by water and
- Eight feet is out of the water.
What is the total length of the pole in feet?
So were you able to solve the riddle? Leave your answers in the comment section below.
You can check if your answer is correct by clicking on show answer below. If you get the right answer, please do share the riddle with your friends and family on WhatsApp, Facebook and other social networking sites.
lets say x is the total height of the pole…
x/2 + x/3 + 8 = x
(3x+2x+48)/6 = x
5x+48 = 6x
x = 48
Therefore, Total length of pole is 48 feet.
1 thought on “Riddle: What Is The Total Length Of The Pole?”
1/2 = 3/6
1/2 x 1/3 = 1/6
1/6 + 3/6 = 4/6
6/6 – 4/6 = 2/6
2/6 = 8
Length is 24 feet.