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Three Tests, Take Three! (Posted on 2005-06-23) Difficulty: 2 of 5
You have nine brass rings, but three are actually gold. Can you pick these out using a balance scale three times at the most?

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re: Historical answer | Comment 10 of 14 |
(In reply to Historical answer by Cory Taylor)

Now we don't know the purity of the gold, but if 24ct, the ones would 'give' when bitten, and .... you would have to use the scale!
  Posted by brianjn on 2005-06-24 06:18:48

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