The second explaination. If the string is 6 inches long, the first inch
may burn for 29 minutes, and the last inch may burn in only 1 minute.
Total end-to-end burn time will be 30 minutes. Both strings have this
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"Gerald J. Brazil" <email@example.com> on 01/26/2001 02:56:51 PM
Please respond to "Gerald J. Brazil" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Steve Dillen/CanWest/IBM@IBMCA, <email@example.com>
Subject: RE: Clarification of ....Sort of off topic. . .puzzles ....please
"but that the rate of burn will not be constant. "
Does this mean that string L & S burn at different rates or does it mean
that inch 1 of string L burns at one rate and inch 2 burns at a different
rate than inches 1 & 3 etc......? Same for string S.
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