Posted tagged ‘mad scientist’

1000 bottles of wine and 10 rats

March 1, 2008

(Can be found inĀ Leino’s puzzle page)
A mad scientist has 1000 bottles of whine, but one of them is poisoned. He also has 10 rats, for which the poison bottle will kill in any amount, within 10 days.
The scientist wants to have a party on the 11th day, and remove the poisoned bottle until there. How can he find the right bottle?

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