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PenWise | 08:55 Mon 17th Oct 2016 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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In a game of basketball the net is mounted five feet above the floor plus half it's own height. Therefore how high is the net mounted above the floor?

There have been riddles and what I would call trick questions in this quiz as well as genuine maths ones. so any help please would be appreciated
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If it's plus half its height, five feet must be the other half.
Standard basketball net is 10 ft high
"Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and mounted at a height of 10 feet (3.048 m) to backboards at each end of the court."
10 feet.
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