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Homework Help: Math

Posted by Stephanie on Friday, September 5, 2008 at 7:28pm.

A man selling fruit has only three weights. But with them he can weigh any whole number of kilograms (from 1 kg to 13 kg) inclusive on his balance.

What weights does he have?

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math - Kalyan, Friday, September 5, 2008 at 4:38am
The man had 1kg, 3kg and 9 kg weights.


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