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Three Block Quickie (Posted on 2016-01-11) Difficulty: 1 of 5
I have three blocks. Two of them are the same weight. The third is a different but unknown weight (it could be heavier or lighter).

Using a balance scale at most two times find the odd block.

See The Solution Submitted by Brian Smith    
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re: 2 for the price of 1 Comment 2 of 2 |
(In reply to 2 for the price of 1 by Ady TZIDON)

As any inveterate problem solver knows, this is just a simpler case of the good, old 12 balls problem!

Nice to see it turn up again, in new clothes.  


  Posted by JayDeeKay on 2016-01-11 12:06:24
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