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Measuring Riddles With Answers

Measuring Riddles With Answers 1 : Weighing Balance Puzzle
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You can place weights on both side of weighing balance and you need to measure all weights between 1 and 1000. For example if you have weights 1 and 3,now you can measure 1,3 and 4 like earlier case, and also you can measure 2,by placing 3 on one side and 1 on the side which contain the substance to be weighed. So question again is how many minimum weights and of what denominations you need to measure all weights from 1kg to 1000kg.

Measuring Riddles With Answers 2 : Water Pails Puzzle
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If you had an infinite supply of water and a 5 quart and 3 quart pails, how would you measure exactly 4 quarts? and What is the least number of steps you need?


Measuring Riddles With Answers 3 : IQ PUZZLE
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You have two strings whose only known property is that when you light one end of either string it takes exactly one hour to burn. The rate at which the strings will burn is completely random and each string is different.

How do you measure 45 minutes?


Measuring Riddles With Answers 4 : Half Full Or Half Empty Riddle
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There is a barrel with no lid and some wine in it. 'This barrel of wine is more than half full,' said Curly. 'No it's not,' says Mo. 'It's less than half full.' Without any measuring implements and without removing any wine from the barrel, how can they easily determine who is correct?


Measuring Riddles With Answers 5 : Hour Glass Puzzle
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I have two sand hour glasses:
1. A 7 minute one and
2. An 11 minute one.

Using just these 2 sand hour glasses, how can i measure time as 15 minutes ?

Measuring Riddles With Answers 6 : Hourglass Time Puzzle
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There are 2 sand hourglasses.
The small one can measure 5 hours and the large one can measure 7 hours.

How can we measure 16 hours with 2 sand hourglasses running together ?


Measuring Riddles With Answers 7 : Hour Glass Riddle
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You have two hour glasses one measure 7 minutes and other measure 4 minutes.
Using these two hour glasses, you need to measure exactly 9 minutes.

How come ?


Measuring Riddles With Answers 8 : Simple Simple Google Interview Puzzle
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The puzzle is if the shopkeeper can only place the weights in one side of the common balance. For example if shopkeeper has weights 1 and 3 then he can measure 1, 3 and 4 only. Now the question is how many minimum weights and names the weights you will need to measure all weights from 1 to 1000. This is a fairly simple problem and very easy to prove also.  Answer for this puzzle is given below.

Measuring Riddles With Answers 9 : Easy Gallon Riddle
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I have a five and a three gallon jar.

Assuming there us an infinite supply of water , how can i measure one gallon water ?


Measuring Riddles With Answers 10 : Gallon Riddle
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There are three gallons X,Y & Z.

Gallon X having capacity of eight liters is with filled with 5 liters of liquid.
Gallon Y having capacity of five liters is with filled with 3 liters of liquid.
Gallon Z having capacity of three liters is with filled with 2 liters of liquid.

How can you measure 1 liter of liquid in minimum number of steps ?

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