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Post by TECHNOTHLON on Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:59 pm

As the leader of his island, Tintin has decided to take matters into his own hands and rebel against the king.

Question 1 :
Before leaving, he wants to test whether his friend Captain Haddock is wise enough. So he places three boxes A,B,C contain initially 0, 0, 27 balls respectively. He tells that he wants equality among the boxes, and at every ith move you make, you must transfer exactly i balls from one box to another. And you cannot transfer balls between A and B. How many minimum steps( If possible) will Captain take to get to equal number of balls in each box?
(a) 7 (b) 9 (c) 8 (d) Not possible

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Post by Aradude on Thu Jul 21, 2016 6:00 pm

Duh,the answer is 7.

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Post by The tiny owl on Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:19 pm

Answer is D (not possible)

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Post by rahulajmer on Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:44 pm

its not possible in last all a,b and c will not be equal

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Post by HE13510007 on Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:47 pm

The answer is 7 and its for sure. Very Happy

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Post by devanshsuthar0612@yahoo.c on Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:23 am

Ans is 7

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Post by RJ2706 on Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:27 pm

If we can transfer balls back to C also then its 7 otherwise its not possible.

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Q.1

Post by Miral on Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:13 am

May be ans is D-not possible

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Post by Karki on Sat Jul 23, 2016 10:24 pm

A. B. C.
+1. +3. -1-2-3-4
+2. +4. +5
+6. -5. -6-7
+7

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Re: Question 1

Post by ABC on Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:17 pm

I didn't understood the soln @karki.. Can u explain in a better way?

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not possible

Post by Yadav G on Mon Jul 25, 2016 10:40 pm

It is not possible

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Post by Mohit69 on Tue Jul 26, 2016 9:07 am

How much u ppl r getting?

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Answer of Q 1 !

Post by Aman ag on Tue Jul 26, 2016 1:54 pm

I think it should be D (not possible)

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Post by Don't know on Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:18 am

In the question it is not mentioned that in a move we can separately put the balls in two different boxes. If we consider that we have to put i balls in only one box then the answer is option D i.e. not possible.

So both answers should be given correct.

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Post by Pewdiepie on Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:57 pm

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