For the first weighing let us put on the left pan marbles 1 2 3 4 and on the right pan marbles 5 6 7 8.
12 marbles problem solution.
One of the 12 marbles is irregular but you don t know whether it s heavier or lighte.
Take the group of nine balls a is 19 27 b is 1 9 c is 10 18.
1 9 weight with 10 18 a.
Now you have 3 groups 4 marbles in each group.
Balance fake ball in 19 27.
Let s call group a b and c 3.
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So that the plan can be followed let us number the marbles from 1 to 12.
Weigh group a vs b case 1.
12 marbles problem.
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Divide 12 marbles into group of 4.
There are two possibilities.
We also learned that defected marble in heavier.
You have a balance scale.
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Weigh a vs c case 1 1 a c meaning group a has the defected marble.
Algebra probability and statistics solution.
3 12 of the marbles are yellow and 2 12 of the marbles are blue the rest of the marbles are green.
Suppose 100 marbles are added to the second bag.
Split the marbles into 3 groups with 4 marbles each.
Mary has 12 marbles.
Here is an interesting riddle involving 12 marbles and a balance scale.
They all weigh the same except one.
In general if you have n weights at your disposal you can solve the puzzle up to 3 n marbles included.
Since frac 1 3 of julius marbles are blue we can also record this as a missing factor problem.
1 9 lighter fake ball in 1 9.
You don t know if that one is heavier or lighter.
Marble weighing problem you have 12 marbles.
For the 12 identical balls problem using the same method the maximum number of balls can be up to 27.
In either case the answer is 12 marbles as we saw in the picture.
Frac13 times 4 this missing factor problem is equivalent to the division problem.
You can perform up to a maximum of three weighings to find out which marble has the different weight and if it is heavier or lighter than the others.
One of the marbles is heavier in weight than the rest.
Marble problem and algebra.
Either they balance or they don t.
So another perfectly valid solution to the 12 marbles puzzle might even be.
Solution let y be the number of marbles in the second bag.
Now there are y 100 marbles in the second bag.
How many marbles are green and explain how you know log on.
1 9 heavier fake ball in 10 18.
If they balance then the different marble is in the group 9 10 11 12.
Which requires only two weights in one third of the cases.
How can you find the heavier marble by using a balance scale only thrice.
We also know that y is increased by 50 or y 0 50y.
A b 4.