What is the simplest approach to make an raw egg fall for 2 meter and not breaking it? *You can't catch it.

Hint 1:

The answer do not require any physics principle nor any calculation

Hint 2:

You don't need any extra item to achieve this objectives

Hint 3:

"Raw egg", so you can't cook it

Hint 4:

2 meter is important


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    $\begingroup$ Would we catch it after it has fallen to 2 meters before reaching the ground? $\endgroup$ – Ak19 May 3 at 2:07
  • $\begingroup$ Think other way, you almost got it. $\endgroup$ – LEE Hau Chon May 3 at 2:09
  • $\begingroup$ Did it fall on a cot or so? $\endgroup$ – Ak19 May 3 at 2:14
  • $\begingroup$ Please read hint 2 :) $\endgroup$ – LEE Hau Chon May 3 at 2:20


Drop the egg 10 meters. After .64 seconds, the egg falls 2 meters, but doesn't break. Yet.


Drop the egg .1 meters 20 times. Cumulative falling distance is 2 meters.

  • $\begingroup$ An egg will break in your alternative scenario. $\endgroup$ – Arnaud Mortier May 3 at 7:32
  • $\begingroup$ An alternative, Rot 13: Gnxr vg hc vagb fcnpr, Vagreangvbany Fcnpr Fgngvba jvyy qb gura yrg tb bs gur rtt (qebc vg) naq vg jvyy snyy jvgubhg oernxvat. uggcf://ra.jvxvcrqvn.bet/jvxv/Vagreangvbany_Fcnpr_Fgngvba: Tenivgl ng gur nygvghqr bs gur VFF vf nccebkvzngryl 90% nf fgebat nf ng Rnegu'f fhesnpr, ohg bowrpgf va beovg ner va n pbagvahbhf fgngr bs serrsnyy $\endgroup$ – 5202456 May 3 at 10:48

You just need to

choose a suitable egg. An insect egg would work, or a turtle egg, or a dinosaur egg ...


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