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#1 2009-02-23 11:59:27

Daniel123
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Registered: 2007-05-23
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Plates

100 floor tower. 2 identical plates. How many times do we have to drop a plate to find the minimum floor from which dropping a plate will cause it to smash?

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#2 2009-02-23 12:29:09

JaneFairfax
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#3 2009-02-23 16:32:52

ganesh
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Re: Plates

I didn't notice that before!
A very interesting problem, and a very good solution!
Thanks, JaneFairfax!


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