# Entries for 'geek challenge'

## Geek Challenge Results: Off and Running

The Sam and Brenda race problem was a fun one to solve.  Following simple Distance = Rate * Time methods, it is easy to get to 4 equations and 5 unknowns, which can leave you stuck because the problem doesn’t tell you, and you can never figure o...

## Geek Challenge: Off and Running

Sam and Brenda start running in opposite directions from opposite ends of a symmetrical race track, each running at a uniform speed, although not equal to each other.  They first cross each other at a point 100 yards from Sam’s staring point....

## Geek Challenge Results: A Weighty Egg-sercise

I hope you had a good time hunting for the solution to the Easter Egg Stumper.  The challenge was to most efficiently identify one peanut-butter Easter egg from a group of 11 identical chocolate eggs knowing only that the peanut-butter egg weigh...

## Geek Challenge: A Weighty Egg-sercise

During Easter basket arrangement, a mistake is noticed. One peanut-butter filled chocolate egg has been mixed into a group of 11 solid chocolate eggs. Fortunately, it is known that the peanut-butter egg has a different mass than the solid chocolate e...

## Geek Challenge Results: Football Stadium Stumper

Last month’s Geek Challenge asked which football related activity used more energy: A. NFL Stadium Lighting for 3 hours B. Cooking 20,000 hotdogs C. Field heating to keep a football field unfrozen at an ambient temperature o...

## Geek Challenge: Football Stadium Stumper

January's Geek Challenge comes just in time for Super Bowl XLV, where the players on the field won't be the only ones burning energy.  And the excitement of the NFC championchip game that was held in Chicago got us thinking of some ...

## Geek Challenge Results: Righting the Reindeer

We received several interesting responses to the Santa’s Reindeer problem.  The best one was by Dave Montesano of IMAC Motion Control Corporation.  What Dave did was recognized that the harness between and reindeer should be treated a...

## Geek Challenge: Righting the Reindeer

Santa’s reindeer and sleigh in flight are typically drawn nearly horizontally like they would be if standing on the ground.  However,  the lift and thrust comes only from the reindeer.  The sleigh, which is not wing-shaped, ...

## Geek Challenge Results: Mind Swapping

Four people correctly answered last month’s Geek Challenge:  Shanti Ahluwalia, Sanjay Sheth, Brian Page, and DMC’s own John Sullivan. The September DMC Geek Challenge was based on a recent episode of Futurama where a mind-switchin...

## Geek Challenge: Constant G-Force Coaster Loops

Last month's challenge was define the shape of a roller coaster loop that would create a constant G-force experience.  We asked what shape to start with, and how to modify it to make the loop.  To create a constant G-force ...

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