Small Furry Animals on Turntables

Have you ever seen a hamster run inside a hamster wheel? Well, the guys at LiveNation let their pets try running on a spinning turntable instead. A turntable, or record player, is a flat circle that spins, while a needle drags though the grooves on the record (that black plastic disk you see) to play music. Our fuzzy friends run fast enough to keep up *most* of the time, but no matter what happens, at least they’re working out to great music!

Wee ones: Sergio, Chunk, Harry, Lloyd and Herzog all get to spin on the turntable. How many furry animals is that?

Little kids: If Harry hangs on for 8 seconds before sliding off, while Lloyd hangs on for 6 seconds, who lasted longer?  Bonus: By how many seconds did he last longer?

Big kids: How many legs do those 5 brave rodents have?  Bonus: If you put a bunch of rodents on the turntable and they have 21 more legs than tails, how many spinning rodents do you have?

Wee ones: 5 furry animals.

Little kids: Harry stayed on longer.  Bonus: 2 seconds.

Big kids: 20 legs.  Bonus: 7 rodents, since every rodent has 3 more legs than tail.

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