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 Eggalicious (Posted on 2002-07-05)
You have to boil a single egg for exactly nine minutes.

All you have are two hourglasses, able to measure (in sand) seven and four minutes, respectively.

How quickly, using only these two hourglasses, can you boil an egg?

 See The Solution Submitted by qball Rating: 2.7857 (14 votes)

 Subject Author Date Solution K Sengupta 2007-05-28 13:43:25 you're all wrong... Steven Lu 2004-12-30 16:08:39 The correct solution (simple and elegant) kowalski 2004-08-08 20:54:49 The correct solution Keith Jones 2002-12-10 10:32:16 SOLUTION FOR EGGALICIOUS christopher hii 2002-07-12 03:18:52 re: 16 minute query TomM 2002-07-11 12:01:34 16 minute query Dulanjana 2002-07-11 04:33:35 re(3): Solution: TomM 2002-07-09 08:34:51 re(2): Solution: levik 2002-07-09 08:06:00 re: Solution: G. Steve Arnold 2002-07-09 07:53:36 Two Solutions Your Mom 2002-07-09 07:52:22 Solution: G. Steve Arnold 2002-07-09 07:44:56 re(2): try.. Rupert 2002-07-09 07:03:09 Whoops Dulanjana 2002-07-08 06:02:24 Solution Dulanjana 2002-07-08 05:59:18 READ this not the one below qball 2002-07-06 23:23:32 jeremy qball 2002-07-06 23:22:34 No Subject jeremy 2002-07-06 20:28:43 re: try.. TomM 2002-07-05 12:51:08 try.. Cheradenine 2002-07-05 07:18:06

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