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An old puzzle,but worth asking:
There are three boxes. One has apples, one has oranges and the other has apples and oranges. The boxes are labeled wrong so that no label is correct. Tara opens just one box, and without looking in the box, takes out one piece of fruit. She looks at the fruit and immediately labels all the boxes correctly. Which box did she open and how did she know?
 one year ago
 one year ago
An old puzzle,but worth asking: There are three boxes. One has apples, one has oranges and the other has apples and oranges. The boxes are labeled wrong so that no label is correct. Tara opens just one box, and without looking in the box, takes out one piece of fruit. She looks at the fruit and immediately labels all the boxes correctly. Which box did she open and how did she know?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
u know! tell in 5 minutes, so that others can try....
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ivano_logyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Apples and oranges yess
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the apples and oranges had a baby, making it an appange. you wouldn't find an appange in the boxes with just oranges or apples.
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james101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You know that since none of the labels are correct the box must either contain only apples or only oranges
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
appange....interesting....
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
if she picked apple. then "ao" is a "o" must be different since a is already taken it must be ao a must be o
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
if she picked orange. then "ao" is o a must be different since o is already taken it must be ao
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cornishdave/5574969532/
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Is the answer given?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yup, with explanation.....
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i'll post another one for u soon.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sure, but don't expect medal, its already given....
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think she must open the box that is labelled apple and orange
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Because in that box it can either have apple or mango only
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
As all the labels are incorrect
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok....... but I was late.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i m gonna new and simpler one soon.
 one year ago
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