Posted by: CanukDenis

## The race is on! - 01/24/13 11:44 AM

Li'l cutie I found; here tizz, exactly as I found it:

A slug and a snail planned a race between two stones set a distance D cm apart.

Said the slug to the snail "Since I'm slimier than you, I intend to start T seconds before you".

"In that case", said the snail, who was rather slow, "I'm going to give you X cm start".

It didn't matter. The slug, who could move at speed V cm/s, was only half as fast as the snail.

The result was a dead heat, t seconds after the slug set off.

D, t, T, V and X are whole numbers from 1 to 10 inclusive, no two numbers being the same.

How long did it take the snail to reach the finish?

A slug and a snail planned a race between two stones set a distance D cm apart.

Said the slug to the snail "Since I'm slimier than you, I intend to start T seconds before you".

"In that case", said the snail, who was rather slow, "I'm going to give you X cm start".

It didn't matter. The slug, who could move at speed V cm/s, was only half as fast as the snail.

The result was a dead heat, t seconds after the slug set off.

D, t, T, V and X are whole numbers from 1 to 10 inclusive, no two numbers being the same.

How long did it take the snail to reach the finish?