Sunday, March 4, 2012

Hints to the Puzzler - 3/4/12

This will be a short post.  I just want to give a hint or two about the puzzle from 3/2/2012.  I'm talking about the puzzle concerning a certain Mustang and a motorcycle traveling on I-80.  If you didn't see this one, go back to your Facebook page and look for that bad boy. First though a short recap.  The motorcycle is going 65 mph and leaves New York at 12:00.  The Mustang is going 85 mph and leaves San Francisco at 1:00.  It's this one hour difference that seems to be confusing folks.  Truth is (here's hint#1) when the two vehicles meet (and they do so in Nebraska) the Mustang will have traveled one hour less than the motorcycle.  (hint #2) What this does in effect is shift the journey a bit to the west.

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