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Counterfeit coin

Suppose there are 12 identical-looking coins, of which 11 are real and 1 is counterfeit. It is only known that the counterfeit coin has a different weight than the real ones. With a balance scale and only 3 weighings, how can you identify the counterfeit coin and determine whether it is heavier or lighter ...

Greedy pirates

A pirate ship captures a treasure of 1000 golden coins. The treasure has to be split among the 5 pirates: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 in order of rank. Assume the pirates are all perfect logicians, and they aim to maximise their own profit at any cost. They, being pirates, are also bloodthirsty ...