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Unbalanced?- No problem (Posted on 2017-05-30) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Given a sack of sugar, an unbalanced scale, and two 5-pound weights, measure exactly 10 pounds of sugar.

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Put the two weights on side a, balance with sugar on side b. Remove the weights and add enough sugar on side a to balance the sugar on side b. Side a must now hold 10 pounds of sugar.




  Posted by broll on 2017-05-30 11:50:11
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