Skip to Main Content

Mathematics & More

HERE'S A GUIDE THAT YOU CAN COUNT ON.

NEW IN MATH & SCIENCE @SAPL

WEBSITES

Links to the Library

Librarian

PUZZLE OF THE MONTH

October 2021

 

Seaplane You need to fly once around the world.

You have 3 seaplanes and lots of fuel, but a full tank lasts only halfway around the world.

You can land and take off anywhere, transferring fuel as needed.

Can you get around the world, ending up with all planes safe at the start?

Pierce, Rod. (13 Mar 2018). "Seaplane Puzzle". Math Is Fun. Retrieved 1 Sep 2021 from http://www.mathsisfun.com/puzzles/seaplane.html

Check your answer against the solution here!

BOOKS OF INTEREST