Logic Puzzles

Around The Equator


Difficulty:

Two identical trains, at the equator start travelling round the world in opposite directions. They start to-gether, run at the same speed and are on different tracks.

Which train will wear out its wheel treads first?

ANSWER

Naturally, the train travelling against the spin of the earth. This train will wear its wheels out more quickly, because the centrifugal force is less on this train.


See also:
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Westminster Clock (Difficulty: 4)
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Hill Climbing (Difficulty: 3)

Logic Puzzle: Around The Equator

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