Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The Lift Problem

  1. Jun 24, 2005 #1
    Puzzle:
    A man leaves for his office and takes the lift from the 60th floor to the ground floor. When he returns back he takes the same lift to the 45th floor and then walks up to the 60th floor. Why?

    Points to remember:
    1. He is not a health freak
    2. He does not have any relatives or friends on the 45th floor.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 24, 2005 #2

    HMS

    User Avatar

    He is a midget whose hands cannot reach higher than the 45th floor switch in the elevator.
     
  4. Jun 24, 2005 #3
    How many times are we going to see the same "brain teaser"? It gets old after the first 4 or 5 times you see it :zzz:
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?



Similar Discussions: The Lift Problem
  1. Weight lifting (Replies: 51)

  2. Shuttle lift off (Replies: 10)

Loading...