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Two incense sticks Logic puzzles  Weight: 1 Liked the puzzle: 100% 27.12.2009
You have two incense sticks, that burn unevenly, and a lighter. Each will burn for an hour. How can you time 45 minutes using nothing but these tools.
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alan
 
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2009-12-31 14:29:16
Reserved.
danger2society
 
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2011-06-16 16:00:14
Can the sun be used?
denisR
 
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danger2society 2011-06-16 16:00:14
Can the sun be used?

It's said "... using nothing but these tools"
Sid
 
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2013-06-13 19:40:38
Burn first stick from both side and second from one side. By the time first stick will be completely burnt, your 30 minutes will be passed now burn the second stick, which is already burning from one side, from second side also. Then second stick will burn another 15 minutes. Total = 45 minutes



 
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