You have to sort five weights weighing 51g, 52g, 53g, 54g, and 55g. You have a balance scale with which you can compare the weights. But after solving so many sorting puzzles, it is starting to break down.
If the difference between two weights is greater than 1.5g, the scale will correctly determine which side is heavier. If the difference between the weights is less than 1.5g or equal, the scale will indicate the weights are equal.
Sort the weights in the smallest number of weighings.
I don't know why some of the HTML code showed up on my last posting, I hope it's readable
Edited on September 11, 2004, 6:03 pm
Posted by i_wish
on 2004-09-11 18:01:58