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Problem 1154. Identify the heavier bag

Created by HARISANKAR PS

There are N=2^n bags of rice looking alike, N-1 of which have equal weight and one is slightly heavier. The weighing balance is of unlimited capacity. Using the balance, the minimum number of weighing required to identify the heavier bag is?

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Last solution submitted on Jan 27, 2015

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