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


Show me a random puzzle
 Most recent collections 

Advent calendar 2019

Sunday Afternoon Maths LXVII

Coloured weights
Not Roman numerals

Advent calendar 2018

Sunday Afternoon Maths LXVI

Cryptic crossnumber #2

List of all puzzles


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


Show me a random puzzle
▼ show ▼
© Matthew Scroggs 2012–2020