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# Weighing problem again...

Best Answer plainglazed, 16 May 2013 - 02:35 AM

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### #1 wolfgang

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 04:30 PM

You have 8 coins that all look  exactly the same, two of them are fake,one of these two fake coins is 0.1gm more than a normal coin, whereas the second coin is 0.1 gm less than a normal coin.

With howmany weighings can you find them out  using a balance scale?

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### #2 Pickett

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Posted 13 May 2013 - 04:00 PM

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### #3 bonanova

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 11:14 AM

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Presume it tells you "equals" as well.

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### #4 wolfgang

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 09:05 PM

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Presume it tells you "equals" as well.

yes...equals..is also possible

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### #5 plainglazed

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:35 AM   Best Answer

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