Can you solve the banana puzzle?

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From Standup Mathematician.

Check out the Maths Inspiration shows here: http://mathsinspiration.com/
24 Nov: Visualizing Math(s)
04 Dec: Christmas Special

You should definitely watch Destin’s SmarterEveryDay video:
Why Snatch Blocks are AWESOME (How Pulleys Work) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2w3NZzPwOM

Thanks to Hugh for actually weighing the bananas.
http://www2.eng.cam.ac.uk/~hemh1/

The puzzle is a creation of Rob Eastaway.
https://robeastaway.com/

Support me on Patreon and I swear I’ll not waste the money on a banana costume. I’ll totally use the money to make more, serious maths videos.
https://www.patreon.com/standupmaths

You also get to watch me eat a banana. While dressed as a banana. https://www.patreon.com/posts/44219338

CORRECTIONS
– None yet. Let me know if you spot any mistakes.

As always: thanks to Jane Street who support my channel. They’re amazing.
https://www.janestreet.com/

Filming by Matt Parker
Editing by Alex Genn-Bash
Diagrams by Jennie Vallis
Music by Howard Carter
Design by Simon Wright and Adam Robinson
The Banana Who Feels: himself

MATT PARKER: Stand-up Mathematician
Website: http://standupmaths.com/
US book: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/610964/humble-pi-by-matt-parker/
UK book: https://mathsgear.co.uk/products/5b9fa76f230ffa140094dc43
Nerdy maths toys: http://mathsgear.co.uk/

Fine. Here it is. Hugh’s video.
https://youtu.be/xseWHNVTqdY
And the actual problem sheet from Hugh.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/f60srd6qny8jrbv/pulleys_2020.pdf?dl=0

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