mscroggs.co.uk
mscroggs.co.uk

subscribe

Puzzles

Coloured weights

You have six weights. Two of them are red, two are blue, two are green. One weight of each colour is heavier than the other; the three heavy weights all weigh the same, and the three lighter weights also weigh the same.
Using a scale twice, can you split the weights into two sets by weight?

Show answer & extension

If you enjoyed this puzzle, check out Sunday Afternoon Maths LXVII,
puzzles about scales, or a random puzzle.

Archive

Show me a random puzzle
 Most recent collections 

Sunday Afternoon Maths LXVII

Coloured weights
Not Roman numerals

Advent calendar 2018

Sunday Afternoon Maths LXVI

Cryptic crossnumber #2

Sunday Afternoon Maths LXV

Cryptic crossnumber #1
Breaking Chocolate
Square and cube endings

List of all puzzles

Tags

menace functions volume odd numbers crossnumbers means fractions perimeter coordinates lines square numbers shapes ellipses squares grids rugby factorials mean parabolas number sport shape dodecagons indices averages square roots sums unit fractions geometry quadratics multiples cards calculus taxicab geometry symmetry irreducible numbers 3d shapes addition floors time chocolate dates money cryptic clues doubling proportion folding tube maps coins chalkdust crossnumber hexagons probability sequences cube numbers numbers probabilty area ave algebra prime numbers complex numbers wordplay planes pascal's triangle palindromes polygons games remainders spheres sum to infinity 2d shapes rectangles advent triangle numbers star numbers differentiation factors books digits angles speed bases logic chess arrows balancing colouring percentages routes integration regular shapes integers crosswords circles scales triangles surds perfect numbers christmas multiplication trigonometry cryptic crossnumbers graphs dice clocks partitions people maths division

Archive

Show me a random puzzle
▼ show ▼
© Matthew Scroggs 2019