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#11 BMAD

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 10:52 PM

I think one of the problems with this problem is that we are missing the assumption that standard ice trays hold 12 ice cubes


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Posted 20 May 2013 - 11:38 PM

I think one of the problems with this problem is that we are missing the assumption that standard ice trays hold 12 ice cubes

That's not what's missing--you said in the OP that each tray holds a dozen.


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Posted 21 May 2013 - 01:57 AM

Spoiler for my solution

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#14 kingofpain

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 03:33 PM

Vigmeister and I collectively had the same solution then in separate posts. I would combine it with the 'surface freezing concept' to go even faster! Vigmeister assumed you need 4 cubes to hold up a tray though and someone else came up with the 2 cube idea...

 

However vigmeister and I are the same person, so I claim the solution :D


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