Location brain teaser

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  1. Aisling

    Aisling Previously 89109

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    I admit I’m not smart enough to solve this, completely humbled and I’m probably approaching it incorrectly.
    Just wanted to see if we have a genius amongst us lol.
     
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    Not this way anyway.
     

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    A tiny bit of googling shows that calcmaps.com lets you enter lat/long and specify a radius. Maybe a start? I’m sure there are better tools out there, just a few clicks away.
     
  4. Aisling

    Aisling Previously 89109

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    These are designed as highly advanced intellectual puzzles and assumed that sub 3% will solve.
    I accepted the challenge and and had humble pie for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
    A tiny bit of Googling won’t get you there, extrapolation is necessary.
     
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    The answer has already been given in this thread.

    The third number is an elevation.
     
  6. Aisling

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    OK, I’m missing something, the question was: identify the airport.
    Name the airport?
     
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    Are you sure that's the question being asked?
     
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  8. Aisling

    Aisling Previously 89109

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    Yes I’m positive, it’s level 8 of 10 in contest. ( Mensa)
    No guidance whatsoever, just here’s the #’s find the airport.
    Quite frustrating!

    First few puzzles were ciphers so maybe these aren’t the obvious longitude/ latitudes? I’m tapping out for the night, I love / hate these puzzles.
     
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  9. Morgan Beebe

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    You have guidance, you signed up for the competition. LOL.
     
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    So what's the answer, OP? If it's Incheon, let me know when and where I can pick up my reward.
     
  11. Aisling

    Aisling Previously 89109

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    I won’t know the answers until it’s over, 5 more to go.
    Ends in December.
     
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    Need to use common core methodology to find the location....
     
  13. Aisling

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    How would standards apply?


     
  14. Bullwinkle J Moose

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    Who needs to think in these days of computers and smart phones? Plug the numbers into your GPS, drive there and post some pics to let us know what you find.
     
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    There was some sauce in that answer, someone would need to explain why common core even exists..
     
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    51.1257400 (,=+/-)71.4441616 (~) 4345 (X)

    35.6588974 (<) 139.7451180 (+)1337 (+)

    1.2839242 (X 2%) 103.8607047 (-) 4705=

    42
     
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    Sup 89109, we'll be disqualifying you from the competition :)
    The GPS coordinates are unique to your account.
     
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    Aisling Previously 89109

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    I’m given 3 guesses, you seemed confident so I submitted your solution...It was incorrect


     
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    Ah well. So much for the radius theory... Sorry about the waste of one of your attempts. :cheers:

    If anyone wants to waste a lot of time, start here: http://notpron.com/
     
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