Archive for December, 2007

Portia returns

December 13, 2007

Our friend Portia is back with another problem for us. This time she puts her picture into one of three caskets and places the following inscriptions on them:

Gold casket: The portrait is in here.
Silver casket: The portrait is in here.
Lead casket: At least two of the caskets have a false inscription.

Which casket should the suitor choose? Read more

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