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19 September 2011

Mind Games 5 Answers

Answers to questions 17-19

17. The great camel race

A simple answer, but elegant and clever – and a great example of lateral thinking. A highly unfamiliar problem (a “race” to be slowest) requires a whole new way of problem-solving. We may have to overturn deep assumptions and beliefs (eg. what we know about conventional races and racing) to come up with a solution. 

 
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