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Edit:i don't have anything on hand...try another one

i take that back...

Two trains leave at 9:00 A.M. One leaves from NY heading West and the other from LA heading East. The train from LA is carrying 200,000 tons of steel while the one from NY is carrying 200,000 tons of feathers. Assuming that neither train encounters any significant wind resistance, no delays, are traveling on perfectly conditioned tracks and are both allowed to travel at maximum speed for the entire duration of their trips. Which train left first?
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Which train left first or which train arrived first?

If it's left first, then obviously the one heading west did because of the time zone...
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Which train left first?

If it's left first, then obviously the one heading west did because of the time zone

...you sure?
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Edit:i don't have anything on hand...try another one

i take that back...

Two trains leave at 9:00 A.M. One leaves from NY heading West and the other from LA heading East. The train from LA is carrying 200,000 tons of steel while the one from NY is carrying 200,000 tons of feathers. Assuming that neither train encounters any significant wind resistance, no delays, are traveling on perfectly conditioned tracks and are both allowed to travel at maximum speed for the entire duration of their trips. Which train left first?


dsenette:

This is an easy one: If Both trains leave at 9:00 am, the train from New York would leave First, because California is 4 HOURS behind New York Time, because New York is in the Eastern Time Zone, while Los Angeles is in the the Pacific Time Zone. There would be no way for both trains to leave at the same time, and no way for the trains to meet.

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That's what I thought...
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hehe i'm gonna just give up the ghost...you're obviously both right....

i was actually asked this question in a job interview...when you're under stress it's actually a really hard question to answer....you second guess yourself...try to get out a pen and paper etc... hehe
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So if we're both right does that mean that we both get to post? :)

I don't have anything atm, so why don't you post something, Brian?
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JT 1990:

Would you post in place a **Brian** as he isn't posting :)

He can have a free pass to post whenever he wants in place of anybody.
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Haha...Ok...

Romeo and Juliet are found dead in a pool of water. A train just went by. What happened?
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They are fish and the train went by and the wind knocked the fish bowl of the table and the sufficated.
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Not quite...
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What else? Would it have something to do with the spelling?
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Does this have anything to do with the fact that the names used are romeo and Juliet?
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No. Mathax has heard this one before, he's just having trouble remembering it...
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I give.. I see no answer... :)
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