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hartnn
 4 years 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?
hartnn
 4 years 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?

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hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1u know! tell in 5 minutes, so that others can try....

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Apples and oranges yess

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the apples and oranges had a baby, making it an appange. you wouldn't find an appange in the boxes with just oranges or apples.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You know that since none of the labels are correct the box must either contain only apples or only oranges

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1appange....interesting....

mathslover
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2if she picked apple. then "ao" is a "o" must be different since a is already taken it must be ao a must be o

mathslover
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2if she picked orange. then "ao" is o a must be different since o is already taken it must be ao

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yup, with explanation.....

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i'll post another one for u soon.

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sure, but don't expect medal, its already given....

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think she must open the box that is labelled apple and orange

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because in that box it can either have apple or mango only

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0As all the labels are incorrect

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok....... but I was late.

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i m gonna new and simpler one soon.
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