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Magnetic Mystery (Posted on 2005-01-25) Difficulty: 2 of 5
You have two identical looking metal bars. One of them is a magnet, with North and South ends. The other is simply an iron bar (which is attracted by magnets).

How can you tell which is which, using only these two bars?

See The Solution Submitted by nikki    
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re: try | Comment 13 of 19 |
(In reply to try by jason)

jason: "pick one bar up and try to stick it to the closest thing medal, if it sticks, its the magnet: if not then there is the iron"

Sorry. The puzzle states: "How can you tell which is which, using only these two bars?" You are not allowed to use anything else.


  Posted by Penny on 2005-01-26 10:17:33
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