Can You Solve The Sprinter Brain Teaser?

The sprinter brain teaser from mathematician Chris Seber may require a pencil and paper to figure out. Can you solve his sprinter brain teaser? Here's the puzzle: There are 25 sprinters, and only 5 sprinters can run in a single race. You can assume that a sprinter gets the same finish time every race. For example, if runner A runs his first race in 10.5 seconds, he will run his second race in 10.5 seconds as well. In only seven races, can you find the fastest three sprinters without a stopwatch? Watch the video below to see if this is possible.

The Fastest Men In The World Sprinter Puzzle

Can you solve this brain teaser?

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Yes, you can determine the top three sprinters in 7 races without a stopwatch. Watch the video above to find out how you would do that.

Find The Heavy Ball Puzzle

There are 8 balls that look the same, but one is heavier than the rest.

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Written by Curiosity Staff September 19, 2016