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Next Puzzle Posting: October 5th, 2018
SEPTEMBER 2018 PUZZLE - "Uphill is Downhill (On the Return Trip)"
Submitted by Dave Thomas
A bicycling commuter can go 6 mph uphill, 8 mph on level road, and 12 mph downhill. It takes him 17 and a half minutes to get to work in the morning, and 12 and a half minutes to return home in the afternoon.
The September Bonus: (A) How far is it to work? (B) On the way to work, how many more miles are spent going uphill than are spent going downhill? (C) What are the minimum and maximum values of level riding possible?
Hall of Fame (September Puzzle Solvers):
Earl Dombroski (NM)
Paul Braterman (UK)
Mike Arms (NM)
Allen Robnett (NM)
Gene Aronson (NM)