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The Hare and the Tortoise

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Most of you will know the story of the hare and the tortoise with the moral tag "slow and steady wins the race".

Tortoise and hare.

In this version

  • The race is $10$ km (kilometres) long.
  • The hare runs at $10$ times the speed of the tortoise.
  • The tortoise take $2$ hours and $30$ minutes to complete the race.
  • The hare arrives at the finish $30$ seconds after the tortoise.

For how long does the hare sleep?