LEWIS CARROL'S MONKEY PUZZLE

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  1. If, to a rope, passed over a loose pulley, is suspended a ten-pound counter weight, which balances exactly with a monkey eating an apple, swinging at the other end, what would be the result if the monkey attempts to climb the rope?
  2. Weight goes up?
  3. Weight goes down?
  4. Balance is maintained?