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### #1 naveed

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Posted 13 February 2008 - 08:17 PM

both burn in 60 minutes
using those two candles measure 45 minutes
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### #2 PolishNorbi

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Posted 13 February 2008 - 08:33 PM

both burn in 60 minutes
using those two candles measure 45 minutes

Spoiler for Solution?

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### #3 bonanova

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Posted 13 February 2008 - 08:39 PM

both burn in 60 minutes
using those two candles measure 45 minutes

Spoiler for 45 = 30 + 15

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### #4 rookie1ja

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Posted 13 February 2008 - 08:49 PM

if both ends can be lit then it's already posted ... check Igniter Cords

leaving this thread open for clarification
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### #5 naveed

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Posted 13 February 2008 - 10:11 PM

actually it could not be lighted from both ends still da solution is given
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### #6 bonanova

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Posted 14 February 2008 - 10:05 PM

actually it could not be lighted from both ends still da solution is given

The solution that doesn't light at both ends requires uniform burning speed [or that the two candles are identical] I think.
But that's a reasonable assumption.
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