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Weighing Bricks

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Puzzle ID:#337
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Submitted By:Phyllis*****!




A bricklayer has 9 bricks. 8 bricks weigh the same amount, but one brick is slightly heavier than the rest. The bricklayer wants to find the heavy brick. He has a balance scale. How can he find the heavy brick in only two weighings?

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Mar 17, 2005

I find these types of questions difficult.
Sep 12, 2005

Very good. with a little trial and error, I was able to figure it out. Thanks
Dec 13, 2005

I did this one before.
May 08, 2006

I NEVER get these!
Jan 28, 2007

Jan 28, 2009

An oldie but goodie.

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