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Gold Puzzle

Which is worth more, a bucket full of half a sovereign gold pieces or an identical bucket full of 1 sovereign gold pieces?






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2 Comments:

  1. Arpit said...
    both are equal.
    Math said...
    Arpit,
    It seems so. But the bucket full of half sovereign gold pieces are worth more since the denomonations of gold pieces make no difference. What is more important here is the bucket containing half soveteign gold pieces is full of gold whereas the other one is only half full.

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