The Campfire
  • Five kids are camping in the woods on a cold night. They decide to take turns keeping the fire going from 9 PM until 5:30 AM by dividing the night into 5 equal parts and then each person taking a turn. How long in minutes is each shift?

  Please enter a numerical answer
(ex. 1000 or 2.033) and click GO.

Contest problems and answers provided by:

David Rock
Columbus State University

Doug Brumbaugh
University of Central Florida