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Popular Toll Bridge Tax Puzzle - 18 November

You have to send 3,000 grapes 1,000 kilometers from grapecity to appleland. Your truck can carry 1,000 grapes at a time. Every time you travel a kilometer towards appleland you must pay a tax of 1 grape but you pay nothing when going in the other direction (towards grapecity).

What is highest number of grapes you can get to appleland?

1. 500 or 800 or 750 base on the change of grape from one truck to other.

2. 3000.
I drive 1000 grapes 999 meters and Empty the truck.
I return get 1000 grapes and bring them 999 meter and unload the truck. I return get the last 1000 and bring them to the growing pile at 999 meters. I unload the truck and return to Grapecity with 0 grapes. I then drive an empty truck to 999 meters.
I load up 1000 grapes and drive 999 meters. I unload the truck and repeat until I have all 3000 at 1998 meters. I drive the empty truck back to Grapecity. I then drive the empty truck to 1998 meters.
I load up 1000 grapes and drive 999 meters. Repeat until all the grapes are at 2997. Driving an empty truck back to Grapecity. and then return to the grapes and drive them the last 3 meters to Appleland.