# Monthly Archives: January 2016

# Maths prize for 19 January 2016: the donkey and the carrots

You have 45 carrots, and want to get a donkey to take as many as possible of them to a endpoint 15 miles away. Trouble is, the donkey can only carry 15 carrots at a time, and insists on eating a carrot early in every mile. How many carrots can you get to the endpoint? Continue reading