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hartnn
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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?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
hartnn Group Title
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?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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mathslover Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
cn i tell the ans?
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
u know! tell in 5 minutes, so that others can try....
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james101 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
apples and oranges
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mathslover Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
apples and oranges
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mathslover Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
correct..
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
james, can u explain ?
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ivano_logy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Apples and oranges yess
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AriPotta Group TitleBest 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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james101 Group TitleBest 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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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
appange....interesting....
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mathslover Group TitleBest 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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mathslover Group TitleBest 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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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cornishdave/5574969532/
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
photoshopped,maybe
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sauravshakya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Is the answer given?
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yup, with explanation.....
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i'll post another one for u soon.
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sauravshakya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Can I try?
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sure, but don't expect medal, its already given....
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sauravshakya Group TitleBest 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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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thats right, how ?
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sauravshakya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Because in that box it can either have apple or mango only
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sauravshakya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
As all the labels are incorrect
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sauravshakya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right?
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thats correct logic.
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sauravshakya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok....... but I was late.
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i m gonna new and simpler one soon.
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