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Quantum CyberTeaser: September/October 1996


B183

Cutting kerosene. You have two large, opaque vessels. One contains kerosene, the other contains kerosene and water. How can you tell the one from the other using a spring scale and a weight on a string?

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The winners:

  • Oleg Shpyrko (Rochester, New York)
  • Xi-an Li (Middlebury, Vermont)
  • Sabrina Sowers (Baltimore, Maryland)
  • Matthew Wong (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Maeline Krig (Minnesota)
  • Anna Domnich (Holbrook, New York)
  • Amy Forster (Cygnet, Australia)
  • Marc Oliver Rieger (Konstanz, Germany)
  • Jeff Canter (Nashville, Tennessee)
  • May T. Lim (Quezon City, Philippines)

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