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**Daniel123****Member**- Registered: 2007-05-23
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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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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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I didn't notice that before!

A very interesting problem, and a very good solution!

Thanks, JaneFairfax!

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