AT THE CIRCUS
The most experienced trainer of a circus needs 40 minutes to wash an elephant,
his son doing the same task in 2 hours.
How long will it take them both to wash 4 elephants?
How many elephants will each of them wash?
SOLUTION TO PUZZLE 2
In two hours the son washes one elephant while his father washes 120:40 =3 elephants in the same period of time.
Thus it takes them 2 hours to wash 4 elephants since the son washes 1 while his father washes 3.
*Solution to Puzzle 1 on Tuesday, October the 13th