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Solution to Puzzle #182: Weights and Balance Once More

This was a difficult puzzle. I got two correct answers – From Suman Saraf and Anahat (Prakhar’s son). Well done, or rather – excellent! Here is the solution for 5 weights – copying solution from Suman. let’s say the weights … Continue reading

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Solution to Puzzle #112: Weights and Balance Revisited

As I mentioned in the question, this is an age old problem, but I was still intrigued by the twist provided to this puzzle by a colleague’s daughter. Many people gave a correct answer to the first two parts of … Continue reading

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Puzzle #112: Weights and Balance Revisited

This is a twist to a puzzle which has been around for a very long time. I have myself looked at this puzzle since I was a kid, but a twist (or a potential flaw)┬áto the puzzle was recently pointed … Continue reading

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Puzzle #6: Identifying the faulty ball

There are many puzzles many of you would have come across which provide you a balance and ask you to identify a ball from a set of balls that is of a different weight than the rest of them. Many … Continue reading

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