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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 ?

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re(2): Shave off 10 mins | Comment 14 of 15 |
(In reply to re: Shave off 10 mins by pcbouhid)

Well, nothing to object to drink a good coffee with someone, but I think the task is just completed when everything is in order again.
  Posted by armando on 2005-06-13 13:06:52

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