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# Weighing three colors

Best Answer Yoruichi-san, 16 July 2013 - 06:41 PM

BMAD is on the right track, but you can get more info from the first weighing .

Spoiler for Nice puzzle

Thanks, bon-chan .

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### #1 bonanova

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 12:19 PM

Bad thing for a moderator to say, perhaps, but I think this puzzle is worth looking at,

even if it may have been posted before. So if you happen to know the answer from

a previous posting, let it ride for a few days.

There are three pairs of balls - red, white, and blue.

In each pair one ball is a little bit heavier than another one.

All the heavy balls weigh the same, and all the light balls weigh the same.

Also you have a balance scale with exactly three outcomes: <, = and >.

You need to identify the three heavy balls.

How many times do you need to use the scale?

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 01:41 PM

Spoiler for I think

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### #3 Pickett

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 02:52 PM

Spoiler for I don't see how...

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### #4 DeGe

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 03:39 PM

Spoiler for Logic that gives the answer without explaining how

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 05:07 PM

Spoiler for my soluution

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Edited by BMAD, 16 July 2013 - 05:13 PM.

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### #6 Yoruichi-san

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 06:41 PM   Best Answer

BMAD is on the right track, but you can get more info from the first weighing .

Spoiler for Nice puzzle

Thanks, bon-chan .

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 09:37 PM

BMAD is on the right track, but you can get more info from the first weighing .

Spoiler for Nice puzzle

Thanks, bon-chan .

Nice!

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