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Weighing Bricks

Math brain teasers require computations to solve.

 

Puzzle ID:#337
Fun:*** (2.67)
Difficulty:** (1.89)
Category:Math
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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Comments

Sane**
Mar 17, 2005

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

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

I did this one before.
tonjawithaj*us*
May 08, 2006

I NEVER get these!
flowerz2010Apk*
Jan 28, 2007

Clever
javaguru*us*
Jan 28, 2009

An oldie but goodie.

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