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Which fruit cocktail to choose ?

 
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Jimbo75



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:24 pm    Post subject: Which fruit cocktail to choose ? Reply with quote

Okay, so a host of a party has a pint bowl of water (A) and a pint bowl of fruit cocktail (b).

First he pours half a pint from the water bowl (A) into the fruit cocktail bowl (b) and then mixes it thoroughly.

Now he pours half a pint of the fruit cocktail/water mix (b) into the water bowl (A) and mixes that thoroughly.

He repeats the pouring from (A) to (b) and then from (b) to (A), mixing thoroughly each time, only this time only a quarter of a pint of the mixed fluid is poured each way.

Now the host asks his first guest if they want to sample a "strong fruit cocktail" or a "weak fruit cocktail"?

The guest says they would like a sample of the "strong" fruit cocktail.

Which bowl does he choose to pour their taster from?


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Michael Chu



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

(b) After the first set of pourings, (A) should be 1/3 punch while (b) is 2/3 punch. After the 1/4 pint pourings, (A) should be 40% punch while (b) is 60% punch.
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dfeit



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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 6:49 pm    Post subject: Define "Strong" Reply with quote

Which bowl has the vodka in it? To me, that would be the "strong" fruit cocktail. Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice one, got me Wink
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