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#1 2005-08-07 23:36:53

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Light bulbs

There are three switches and one light bulb, which is kept in a locked room. You are only allowed to go into the room once. How do you tell which switch controls the light bulb? (there is only one such switch)

 

#2 2005-08-08 14:50:54

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Re: Light bulbs

Answer:

Last edited by MathsIsFun (2005-08-08 15:59:58)

 

#3 2005-08-08 17:51:14

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Re: Light bulbs

Just inserted the hide tag for you, wcy, so that people can puzzle over it if they wish. smile


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#4 2005-08-08 23:12:37

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Re: Light bulbs

ok thanks

 

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