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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?