Weigh your wits !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This question was asked by one of my friend's - simple but witty

Suppose you are a cab driver. A renowned professor of mathematics enters the car and he wants him to be dropped home. It is a 10 km journey for which he promises to pay 30 dollars. The speed of the car is 40 km/hr, the number plate of the car shows FB-2/02/1999 { hypothetical } . Since it was a long journey, to relieve him from boredom he asked the driver about his particulars.He asked the cab driver his birthday for which he hesitated. The professor decided to find it himself by using the limited information he has of the driver. What is the birthday of the cab driver ?

Note : Please try to solve the above question in a single reading, and feel free to ask my anything

Note by Sushant Samuel
5 years, 6 months ago

No vote yet
1 vote

  Easy Math Editor

This discussion board is a place to discuss our Daily Challenges and the math and science related to those challenges. Explanations are more than just a solution — they should explain the steps and thinking strategies that you used to obtain the solution. Comments should further the discussion of math and science.

When posting on Brilliant:

  • Use the emojis to react to an explanation, whether you're congratulating a job well done , or just really confused .
  • Ask specific questions about the challenge or the steps in somebody's explanation. Well-posed questions can add a lot to the discussion, but posting "I don't understand!" doesn't help anyone.
  • Try to contribute something new to the discussion, whether it is an extension, generalization or other idea related to the challenge.
  • Stay on topic — we're all here to learn more about math and science, not to hear about your favorite get-rich-quick scheme or current world events.

MarkdownAppears as
*italics* or _italics_ italics
**bold** or __bold__ bold

- bulleted
- list

  • bulleted
  • list

1. numbered
2. list

  1. numbered
  2. list
Note: you must add a full line of space before and after lists for them to show up correctly
paragraph 1

paragraph 2

paragraph 1

paragraph 2

[example link](https://brilliant.org)example link
> This is a quote
This is a quote
    # I indented these lines
    # 4 spaces, and now they show
    # up as a code block.

    print "hello world"
# I indented these lines
# 4 spaces, and now they show
# up as a code block.

print "hello world"
MathAppears as
Remember to wrap math in \( ... \) or \[ ... \] to ensure proper formatting.
2 \times 3 2×3 2 \times 3
2^{34} 234 2^{34}
a_{i-1} ai1 a_{i-1}
\frac{2}{3} 23 \frac{2}{3}
\sqrt{2} 2 \sqrt{2}
\sum_{i=1}^3 i=13 \sum_{i=1}^3
\sin \theta sinθ \sin \theta
\boxed{123} 123 \boxed{123}

Comments

Sort by:

Top Newest

Well I am the cab Driver..:P

Vaibhav Agrawal - 5 years, 5 months ago

Log in to reply

Hint : There is no specific answer to the above question. It depends on the person answering

Sushant Samuel - 5 years, 6 months ago

Log in to reply

×

Problem Loading...

Note Loading...

Set Loading...