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Joe Niederberger

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Re: Please help me with the following question
Posted: Mar 8, 2013 12:43 PM
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>Did you solve it when your dad showed it to you?

Yes, it wasn't all that hard, but I did spend hours on it.
Sorry you didn't get the joy out of it. Beyond simply finding a solution (by the way, the version I was first given also required determination of which way the counterfeit coin leaned - light or heavy,) its an interesting problem in that it admits a few rather different approaches.

My current favorite (which I did not discover on my own) discovered here under "Communication Theory Analysis".

http://www.av8n.com/physics/twelve-coins.htm

Cheers
Joe N


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