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The test of the suits (Posted on 2005-06-07) Difficulty: 2 of 5
An engineer must test three space suits in two test chambers. Each suit must be tested for 1 hour at each of two pressures.

He takes 10 minutes to load a suit in a chamber, set the pressure, and start the test; 4 minutes to change the pressure in the chamber; and 10 minutes to unload a suit from a chamber.

Knowing that each chamber could contain only one suit at once, and since he can only do one load/unload at a time, can he manage to test the suits in less than 4 hours ?

See The Solution Submitted by pcbouhid    
Rating: 2.5000 (4 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
re(3): Shave off 10 minsCharley2005-06-13 15:20:52
re(2): Shave off 10 minsarmando2005-06-13 13:06:52
re: Shave off 10 minspcbouhid2005-06-13 12:31:42
re: Shave off 10 minspcbouhid2005-06-13 12:28:48
Shave off 10 minsCharley2005-06-13 06:38:53
re: One word !pcbouhid2005-06-08 16:06:29
One word !Rex2005-06-08 12:44:29
To OOO and Armandopcbouhid2005-06-07 23:19:03
re(2): One wayarmando2005-06-07 21:19:03
me tooyocko2005-06-07 18:57:59
Solutionmakes sense to meJoe Dersch2005-06-07 18:34:53
Hints/Tipsre:One WayMathManiac2005-06-07 18:06:43
re: One waypcbouhid2005-06-07 17:38:50
One wayarmando2005-06-07 14:12:18
SolutionShort and Sweet (no spoiler)Old Original Oskar!2005-06-07 14:01:13
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