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27 Weights (Posted on 2003-05-31) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Suppose you have 27 weights weighing: 1, 2, 3, 4, ........, 25, 26 and 27 grams respectively.

(a)How can you group them into three groups so that each group has the same weight ?

(b) Is it possible to divide it into more than three groups satisfying the same conditions ?

See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja    
Rating: 3.5000 (2 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionA solutionDej Mar2007-12-04 10:58:12
re(2): very easyGamer2003-06-01 07:24:08
re(2): part b (7 groups -bug fixed)Charlie2003-05-31 16:15:51
re: very easyCharlie2003-05-31 15:49:05
very easybrandy durbin2003-05-31 14:26:01
re: part bCharlie2003-05-31 11:46:07
The program for 5 groupsCharlie2003-05-31 11:12:42
Some Thoughtspart bCharlie2003-05-31 11:06:01
re: ProofCharlie2003-05-31 10:51:21
SolutionProofGamer2003-05-31 10:09:39
Hints/Tipsre(3): First answer:Gamer2003-05-31 09:24:15
re(2): First answer:Charlie2003-05-31 08:57:43
Solutionre: First answer:Gamer2003-05-31 07:21:14
SolutionFirst answer:Gamer2003-05-31 07:05:31
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