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Topic: 12 billiard ball problem
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Jonathan Pearce

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12 billiard ball problem
Posted: Nov 18, 1997 1:25 PM
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Does anybody know of an elegant solution to the twelve billiard ball
problem?

(Twelve apparently identical billiard balls, one of which is slightly
heavier than the rest, determine which is the heavier one making only three
weighings.)

I would be very grateful for a reply.

JVP.







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