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Thanks François for this riddle

There are 2 oasis A and B, distance between them is 1000 Km
You have 3000 bananas in oasis A and an elephant.
This elephant can carry maximum 1000 bananas at any given time and it needs to eat a banana every 1 Km.

How many bananas can you tranfer to oasis B?

Note: The elephant must eat a banana before each Km and he eats only entire bananas

This riddle keeps you busy already since

Congratulations Tsunami on his solution of the 06/21/06 but don't look at it, it's always better to find oneself...
If you want to see the (false) solutions which were sent to me.
Last edit for this page: 12/26/2008 (03h34pm)