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Pumpkins (Posted on 2003-05-01) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Five pumpkins are weighed two at a time in all ten sets of two. The weights are recorded as 16, 18,19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, and 27 pounds. All individual weights are also integers.

How much does each pumpkin weigh?

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answer | Comment 14 of 16 |
The required respective weights,  in decreasing order of magnitude,  are 15, 12, 11, 9, and 7.
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-11-23 03:57:57
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