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#1 grey cells

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Posted 23 March 2008 - 09:59 AM

OK.For a change , let's have a letter sequence instead of a number sequence. ;)

Find The missing letter:

B B R O _ G B V G W

This should be an easy one but which can provide resistance to your thoughts.
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Posted 23 March 2008 - 12:57 PM

OK. I will post a hint as there have been no replies so far.
The answer can be found without using the hint.So try first and then view it , as the hint may give away too much. :)
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#3 Tman55

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Posted 23 March 2008 - 01:21 PM

The answer is Y for Yellow The risistor color code goes like this:

Black =0
Brown =1
Red =2
Orange =3
Yellow =4
Green =5
Blue =6
Violet =7
Grey =8
White =9

Thats the answer :)
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Posted 23 March 2008 - 01:34 PM

The answer is Y for Yellow The risistor color code goes like this:

Black =0
Brown =1
Red =2
Orange =3
Yellow =4
Green =5
Blue =6
Violet =7
Grey =8
White =9

Thats the answer :)


How could this be! I have spent the whole morning over this and different colours was the only thing that struct me as a possible solution, but all I was wondering was which sequence (there are three B's, two G's ) Didn't know about this resistor colour coding at all...

I looked up the Periodic table, the ten provinces of Canada, Presidents of US, to mention a few, besides colours...
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Posted 23 March 2008 - 02:45 PM

Tman55: Congrats , you got it right . :)

sunrise: Sorry, but Tman55 got it .

Maybe I should not have given that hint. :mellow:
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#6 bonanova

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 02:21 AM

The answer is Y for Yellow The risistor color code goes like this:

Black =0
Brown =1
Red =2
Orange =3
Yellow =4
Green =5
Blue =6
Violet =7
Grey =8
White =9

Thats the answer :)

Do you know the verse that is a memory aid for these initial letters?
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Posted 25 March 2008 - 06:23 AM

It is the color coding of resistors...So it should be Yellow...Y
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Posted 25 March 2008 - 07:57 AM

It's been a while, but I think
Spoiler for it goes like this...

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 08:08 AM

Spoiler for my answer

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#10 itachi-san

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 08:11 AM

I just checked out the responses about the resistor color code. I was going for the order of crayons in a box :D
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