A deep-sea fishing boat is floating in the harbor. Over the side hangs a rope ladder, with its end just touching the water. The rungs of the ladder are one foot apart, and the tide is rising at the rate of eight inches per hour. At the end of six hours, how many rungs will be covered by water?
How is it possible for Jim to stand behind George and George to stand behind Jim?
There are five apples in a basket and five people besides yourself in the room. How can you give an apple to each of the five people, and yet leave one apple in the basket?
A farmer has five half-size haystacks in the corner of a field, and two three-quarter-size haystacks in another corner. If he puts them all together, how many haystacks will he have?
How far can a dog run into the woods?