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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    
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re(2): One way | Comment 7 of 15 |
(In reply to re: One way by pcbouhid)

Obviously I've included some more minutes for a break (coffee-pause of the engineer). This is convenient for him to avoid to be asleep, after some time he is checking the fix pressure. Just, I forget to specify in it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't mind. Just kidding.

 

Edited on June 7, 2005, 10:00 pm
  Posted by armando on 2005-06-07 21:19:03

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