# Puzzles/How do you ... ?/Crossing the Bridge

Puzzles | How do you...? | Crossing the Bridge

**Crossing the Bridge**

A man that weighs 98 pounds exactly is carrying 3 weights each weighing 1 pound exactly. He must cross a bridge that has a weight limit of exactly 100 pounds

How does he cross the bridge with the weights?

1. Carry one weight at a time?

2. Throw the weights over.

3. Get some one lighter to carry them over.

4. Try to cross and hope the bridge does not collapse.

5. Find a different route across?

6. Go on a diet?

7. Juggle?

8. Roll the weights across

9. wear away some of the weights by rubbing them against a rock, or break them or something

10. FedEx them to the other side :P

11. Pray

12. Build a new bridge

13. Build a small boat and placing the weights on it, drag it across the river with a rope (if there's no river, use helium balloons :P)

14. Tie the weights to a long rope, cross the bridge and drag the weights from the other side

15. Not possible to cross even without the weight. Try walking on a scale and see how much force you apply to move yourself.