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A four-way division (Posted on 2002-06-12) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Four friends are gathered at a pub. They have in front of them two 8-pint trankards full of beer, and an empty 3-pint mug.

Since they are still sober, they quickly calculate that they have 16 pints for the four of them, which comes out to an even 4 pints per person.

Can they divide the beer equally with the containers they have available?

See The Solution Submitted by levik    
Rating: 3.7500 (8 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
re: easy...vanetria ross2003-11-29 00:19:25
4 straws!Popstar Dave2003-11-03 20:19:00
re: solutionMack2003-02-02 11:46:03
easy...Cory Taylor2002-11-19 09:14:54
Solutionre: Full shortest solutionNick Reed2002-06-13 09:03:00
Full shortest solutionJim Lyon2002-06-13 08:39:43
re: Long no-caveat solutionDulanjana2002-06-13 01:24:01
SolutionLong no-caveat solutionNick Reed2002-06-12 14:19:45
Questionre: solution (w/ caveat)Nick Reed2002-06-12 13:42:25
solution (w/ caveat)Matt2002-06-12 12:56:27
re: solutionfriedlinguini2002-06-12 11:04:53
solutionbob2002-06-12 10:48:22
Breaking the ice...levik2002-06-12 10:31:02
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