## find the odd box out...

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## find the odd box out...

You have ten boxes; each contains nine balls. The balls in one box weigh 0.9 kg; the rest weigh 1.0 kg. You have one weighing on an accurate scale to find the box containing the light balls. How do you do it?

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## Re: find the odd box out...

James I think its a long time that nobody has placed the answer.I tried my best but could not get it.Can you let me know the answer and the way for solving this.

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## Re: find the odd box out...

Here is the solution,

Pick one ball from the first box,2 from the second,3 from the third and so on.

we have 55 balls. Now weigh them on an accurate scale

if the total weight is 54.9 kg then only one ball among 55 balls is a lighter one which means Box No 1 has light weight balls

if the total weight is 54.8 Kg then two balls are light weight balls which implies box 2 has light weight balls
and so on.

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## Re: find the odd box out...

James. It was a very detailed and good explanation. I will try to solve problems having this also as a tip. Thanks for your explanation

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