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#862432 - 01/15/13 05:11 PM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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Yes, manxman - the 4 has been removed from the sequence ("out four") smile

Great solve, Denis - as you spotted, the crux is picking that initial weighing - 2 of one colour, one each of the others. bravo
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#862465 - 01/15/13 07:39 PM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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Denis bravo
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#862470 - 01/15/13 08:28 PM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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Hank you, hank you...am now leaving the building whistle
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#864237 - 01/25/13 10:04 AM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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Can we have the answer to #5 please

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#864239 - 01/25/13 10:09 AM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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I'm thinking it's about 9.5 feet, or the circumference of the roller. think
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#864281 - 01/25/13 12:00 PM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Cue]
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Originally Posted By: Cue
I'm thinking it's about 9.5 feet, or the circumference of the roller. think

Length of Cue's pool table in basement?
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#864301 - 01/25/13 03:33 PM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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Ah yes, diameter x Pi. I'll have to learn math all over again to answer these questions.

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#864315 - 01/25/13 05:11 PM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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Cue - afraid not. I had to check this one for mysrlf evil

Answer tomorrrow if no takers smile
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#864322 - 01/25/13 06:28 PM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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2*Circumference=2*pi*d=18.85 wave
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#864399 - 01/26/13 08:15 AM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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Yes, manxman! wave

Goes contrary to what you think is the obvious (9.2), but if you imagine the centre of the rollers being stationary, then the slab goes 9.4 one way, and the ground goes 9.4 the other way. So the plank moves approx 18.4 in relation to the ground.
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#864517 - 01/26/13 11:46 PM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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Yes, exactly what I thought. rotfl

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#864544 - 01/27/13 05:35 AM Re: Rog's Rag-bag [Re: Urban Worrier]
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lol
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