Puzzle #57: Sam Lloyd’s Puzzling Scales

This is a puzzle by a famous American “puzzler” Sam Lloyd. Sam was a famous chess player, ranked 15th in the world at his best. He is also the creator of many famous puzzles. The following puzzle is in the form of a graphic, which says it all:

Puzzle #57

Puzzle #57

It is important that no algebra is used to solve this puzzle, and I think the younger children will enjoy this puzzle.

As always, please send your answers directly to me at alokgoyal_2001@yahoo.com. If you like the puzzle, please share it with others. If you have interesting puzzles to share, please send them to me at my e-mail given above.

Happy balancing!

 

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