The Spider And The Fly Math Problem

The Spider And The Fly Math Problem

The spider and the fly math problem can be solved using geometry and Pythagorean's theorem. Here is the problem: There is a room measuring 12x12x30 ft. A spider is in the middle of one wall and one foot above the floor. A fly is in the middle of the opposite wall and one foot below the ceiling. What is the shortest route the spider can take to reach the fly?

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