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Kangwa, Rafael and Ferdinand plans for gun fighting.

They each get a gun and take turns shooting at each other until only one person is left.

History suggest

Kangwa hits his shot 1/3 of the time, gets to shoot first.

Rafael, hits his shot 2/3 of the time, gets to shoot next if still living.

Ferdinand having perfect record at shooting(100% accuracy) shoots last , if alive.

The cycle repeats. If you are Kangwa, where should you shoot first for the highest chance of survival?

They each get a gun and take turns shooting at each other until only one person is left.

History suggest

Kangwa hits his shot 1/3 of the time, gets to shoot first.

Rafael, hits his shot 2/3 of the time, gets to shoot next if still living.

Ferdinand having perfect record at shooting(100% accuracy) shoots last , if alive.

The cycle repeats. If you are Kangwa, where should you shoot first for the highest chance of survival?

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You are given with two ropes with variable width. However if we start burning both the ropes, they will burn at exactly same time i.e. an hour. The ropes are non-homogeneous in nature. You are asked to measure 45 minutes by using these two ropes.

How can you do it?

Please note that you can’t break the rope in half as it is being clearly stated that the ropes are non-homogeneous in nature.

How can you do it?

Please note that you can’t break the rope in half as it is being clearly stated that the ropes are non-homogeneous in nature.

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There are four friends – Adam, Bella, Christopher and Drew. All of them are asked to choose any number in their mind. Now what is the probability that every one of them has the same number in mind?

PS: The chosen number must be in between 1 to 5.

PS: The chosen number must be in between 1 to 5.

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I have two hourglasses

A) Measures an exact 7 hours

B) Measures an exact 4 hours.

Using these two hour glasses, you need to measure an exact nine hours ?

A) Measures an exact 7 hours

B) Measures an exact 4 hours.

Using these two hour glasses, you need to measure an exact nine hours ?

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The digits 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) can be rearranged into 3628800 distinct 10 digits numbers.

How many of these numbers are prime ?

How many of these numbers are prime ?

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A worker is to perform work for you for seven straight days. In return for his work, you will pay him 1/7th of a bar of gold per day. The worker requires a daily payment of 1/7th of the bar of gold. What and where are the fewest number of cuts to the bar of gold that will allow you to pay him 1/7th each day?

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I have two rectangular bars.

They have property such that when you light the fire from one end , it will take exactly 60 seconds to get completely burn.

However they do not burn at consistent speed (i.e it might be possible that 40 percent burn in 55 seconds and next 60 percent can burn in 10 seconds).

Problem is : How do you measure 45 seconds ?

They have property such that when you light the fire from one end , it will take exactly 60 seconds to get completely burn.

However they do not burn at consistent speed (i.e it might be possible that 40 percent burn in 55 seconds and next 60 percent can burn in 10 seconds).

Problem is : How do you measure 45 seconds ?

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You are in a strange place which is guarded by two guards.One of the guard always say truth while other always lies.You don't know the identity of the two.You can ask only one question to go out from there.

What should you ask?

What should you ask?

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My town contains 100 buildings.

They are numbered from 1 to 100. How many 6's are used in these numbers ?

They are numbered from 1 to 100. How many 6's are used in these numbers ?

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