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Assume that you have a block weighing 40 kg and have tools to divide it as you want. Now, your task is to cut it....

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Assume that you have a block weighing 40 kg and have tools to divide it as you want. Now, your task is to cut that block into 4 pieces such that only using those 4 pieces and a two-way balancing pan, you can measure any weight from 1 kg to 40 kg ? (You should be able to measure any weight like 1 kg, 2 kg, 3 kg upto 40 kg ).

posted Jul 31, 2017 by Subhajit Maity

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I'll cut that block into 4 pieces (1kg, 3kg, 9kg, 27kg)

answer Aug 1, 2017 by 이기가



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