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A sailboat is moored in the bay.It has a boarding ladder over the side.The steps of the ladder are one foot apart.The surface of the water is on the third step.If the tide goes out at one foor per hour,after six hours on what step of the ladder will the surface of the water be?

-- Dan Newsome (, August 22, 2000


how many steps?

-- anon (, August 22, 2000.

The 3rd step.

-- capnfun (, August 22, 2000.

Unless of course the the depth is less than 6 feet at high tide.

-- LurkingLurking (, August 22, 2000.

The answer requires advanced regression techniques and is beyond the scope of this forum.

-- Lars (, August 22, 2000.


Is there a "regressors" forum or chat room that you know of? Should we post this one to them? Cause,I gots to know!!!

Personally,I think this is a trick question,Dan ain't telling us it's a rope ladder : )

-- capnfun (, August 22, 2000.


The boat floats right?

Oops, I gave it away.

-- Carlos (, August 23, 2000.

Whatever floats your boat.

Oops. Doesn't apply.

Think I'll go to work now.

-- Debra (, August 23, 2000.

Deb: Quick come back, no need to work, pull a file and LOOK busy, like the rest of us.....LOL.


-- consumer (, August 23, 2000.

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