Balancing the Jars
You have three 24 ounce jars, one 1/4 filled with water, and a single sheet of note book paper. Would it be possible to balance the jar with the water in it on top of the other two jars using the piece of paper while the other jars are not touching each other?
HintIt is a neat trick.
AnswerYes it would be.
You take the piece of paper and fold it continuously until it is the size of the margin that is marked with the red line.
Then you fold the sheet of paper into thirds length wise to form sort of a bridge. You then take the two empty jars and place them close enough to one another so that the paper is able to touch the outer most edge while being inside both openings of the jars. You then place the jar with the water inside it on top of the paper and carefully balance the jar until it is not touching either one of the jars beneath it, and the paper is in the middle of the bottom of that jar. Then let go and see how long the jar can be balanced for.
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