A philosopher, a mathematician, and an engineer have been invited to a sumptuous buffet. Their host tells them that there is but one restriction: “You are standing 10 feet from the table. Each step you take to the table must be one half the remaining distance to the table.” The philospher thinks about it for a bit, says, “There are starving people, so how can I gorge myself?”, and leaves. The mathematician ponders the matter, recalls Zeno’s Paradox, concludes he can never reach the table, and leaves. The engineer takes a mighty 5 foot stride, then a 2-1/2 foot stride, then 1-1/4 feet, and finally 7-1/2 inches. He says, “Within 10%… good enough!”, and proceeds to chow down.
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