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The labels on these boxes of candy got so mixed up that none of the boxes is labeled correctly.

3 chocolates
3 cremes
2 chocolates 1 creme

What is the least number of candies you must taste test, and from which box(es), to determine which box has what?

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Bah, just eat them all! :o

Just take

one from the box labeled '2 chocolates 1 creme'. If it's chocolate(/creme), then that box must contain only chocolates(/only cremes). From there, the box labeled '3 cremes' must contain the mixed candies(/only chocolates), and the box labeled '3 chocolates' must contain only cremes(/the mixed candies). (Read either all the green ones or all the red ones)

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The labels on these boxes of candy got so mixed up that none of the boxes is labeled correctly.

3 chocolates
3 cremes
2 chocolates 1 creme

What is the least number of candies you must taste test, and from which box(es), to determine which box has what?

I don't see a stipulation that each box truly corresponds to one of the labels. (A box could contain 2 creams and 1 chocolate, or nuts and bolts.)

With that stipulation, the problem would be exactly as http://brainden.com/forum/index.php/topic/484-truth-in-packaging/?hl=%2Btruth+%2Bpackaging as well several other similar topics.

Here Paralogic has given the answer.

Edited by Prime

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