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Shiva Kintali
on Aug. 28, 2013 | Updated Jan. 4, 2018
7 points inside a hexagon
Consider a hexagon \(H\) with side length 1. Given any 7 points inside \(H\), show that at least two points are separated by a distance of at most 1.
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Shiva Kintali
on June 24, 2012 | Updated Dec. 6, 2017
Toggling 100 doors
There are 100 doors numbered 1 to 100 in a row. There are 100 people. The first person opens all the doors. The second person closes all the even-numbered doors. The third person changes the state of…
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Shiva Kintali
on Aug. 20, 2013 | Updated Jan. 4, 2018
Bug in a cube
A bug is sitting in one corner of a cube-shaped room. What is the shortest path to go to the extreme opposite corner (i.e., the corner that is farthest) ?
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Shiva Kintali
on April 1, 2014 | Updated Dec. 6, 2017
Designing two dice
You are given two blank dice i.e., all the sides of the dice are blank. You are allowed to write any integers on the sides of the dice. Only one integer on each side. Write the integers such that …
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Shiva Kintali
on May 7, 2014 | Updated Jan. 4, 2018
Sock Drawer puzzle
There are 10 socks of each of the following colors in a drawer: red blue green black white i.e., there are 50 socks. The socks are arbitrarily distributed in the drawer. You are blind-f…
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Shiva Kintali
on June 28, 2012 | Updated Dec. 6, 2017
Integral Rectangles
A large rectangle is partitioned into smaller rectangles, each of which has either integer height or integer width or both. Prove that the large rectangle also has this property.
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Shiva Kintali
on June 10, 2012 | Updated Dec. 6, 2017
Find the faulty Ball
There are 12 balls. They all look alike but one of them is faulty; it weights differently. It is not known, if this ball is heavier or lighter than the other balls. How do you find the faulty ball by …
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Shiva Kintali
on June 2, 2013 | Updated Dec. 6, 2017
Die Hard Water Puzzle
You have a 3 litre jug and a 5 litre jug. Each jug has no markings on them. You have a running tap (i.e., infinite supply of water). You must use the jugs and the tap in such away as to exactly measur…
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Shiva Kintali
on Aug. 15, 2012 | Updated Dec. 6, 2017
Two Eggs Puzzle
You have two eggs, and access to a 100 story building. There is some floor on the building below which the eggs will not break, if dropped. What is the worst upper case bound on the number of drops …
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Shiva Kintali
on May 7, 2014 | Updated Jan. 4, 2018
Quarter past three
How many degrees are there in the angle between the hour and minute of a clock when the time is a quarter past three ?
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