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There are six snakes, which are all of the same length. They are arranged in a continuous chain, with the tail of one touching the mouth of the next one, as shown in the image.

They are all feeling hungry, and so they start eating themselves, with each one eating the next one's tail and going further, simultaneously.

What will happen in the end??

Try to answer the question by commenting you views, and try to prove your answer. If nobody answers correctly, I will post the correct answer as a comment. Good luck..................

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TopNewestI think they won't be able to eat each other. As the first one moves forward to eat the snake before it, the second one moves forward to eat the first and similarly, the sixth snake also moves at that instant. So, the first one is not able to eat the sixth one and this happens for all the snakes. So, actually, all the 6 snakes move round and round one behind the other forever. I don't know if this is the correct answer. I just typed what I thought. I may be wrong.

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I agree

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why don't you mention which one starts this notourious act first so that we can point out the last survivor.

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All of them start this notorious act simultaneously (at the same time)!!

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So, what is the correct answer Satvik?

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The outcome would depend on one important factor: Are the snakes smart or stupid? Think of this like in a Mexican standoff. If the snakes are smart ( and value their lives), then they would not eat each other. Conversely, if they are not so smart, they would eat each other simultaneously and none would live.

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Seems like no one will left alive in the end coz they are even in no. and eating each other simultaneously

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As the snakes start eating each will gradually let the chain decrease its circumference and in end all the snakes will struck when reaches till head.

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I think they won't be able to eat each other as when a snake moves to eat the one in front of it, then at that instantaneous time the that snake will move to eat another one and this process will continue forever.

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might they would end at a point, which could be infinity also ,as their during the process the circumference they will make will go on decreasing and will end at a point ..... logically. But practically this shit is possible as if they are immortal

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