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The rec.puzzles Hall of Fame is a compilation of over 500 of the most popular puzzles that have been posted and discussed in the rec.puzzles newsgroup. In most cases a detailed solution has been provided.

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Categories : logic : wrong.labels.p

Three candle boxes are labeled "white", "red", and "white and red."  All
three labels are incorrect.  How many candles do I have to pull out to
correctly label the boxes, and how do I do it?


There are four boxes, labeled:
  "Pennies and Nickels"
  "Nickels and Dimes"
  "Dimes and Quarters"
  "Just Quarters"

All the labels are incorrect.  How many coins do I have to sample to
correctly label the boxes, and how do I do it?


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