Saturday, 9 May 2015

Puzzle - Identify coins in the chest - Answer

You should pick up a coin from chest C.

If you get a gold coin, that means Chest C contains only gold coins because the chest is mislabelled.
That means chest A labelled gold coins contains only silver coins and chest C labelled silver coins contains 50 silver and 50 gold coins.

Similarly, if you get a silver coin, that means Chest C contains only silver coins.because the chest is mislabelled. This means chest B labelled silver coins contains only gold coins and the chest A labelled silver coins contains 50 silver and 50 gold coins.