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In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats
what is the minimum number of tries to find the poisoned
one. Rat dies once it licks the poisoned wine.

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In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / vahid

Answer: 10
Reason:
The best case happens ONLY when each rat dies just as they
taste the FIRST bottle given to them (you can imagine it a
miracle :D )
In this case, the very first 10 attempts reveal the
poisonous bottles. So the answer is 10.

Is This Answer Correct ?    23 Yes 13 No

In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / harsh

10 number of tries ........

number the bottles in the binary format (0,1)

Is This Answer Correct ?    15 Yes 14 No

In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / somesh bansal

Answer is 999. since it is a stack of bottles...last bottle(lowest in the stack) can be a poisonous one...poisoned bottles are randomly placed in stack...so in order to access last bottle rats have to go through all 999 bottles above it...

Is This Answer Correct ?    3 Yes 4 No

In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / naga praveen

1

Is This Answer Correct ?    10 Yes 12 No

In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / manoj kumar paikray

7 tries. as 1000=8 and 10=2 (binary code).

Is This Answer Correct ?    1 Yes 8 No

In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / lime

1000 bottles
10 poison bottles
10 rats

one out of every 100 bottles is poisoned
each rat licks a bottle
probability is that the 100th lick will find a poison bottle

Is This Answer Correct ?    3 Yes 12 No

In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / saurabh

1

Probably 1st bottel may be full wid poison...!!

Is This Answer Correct ?    4 Yes 16 No

In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / karuppasamy

0[because one rat is known, others aren't tried

Is This Answer Correct ?    4 Yes 17 No

In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / azar

none of them to find the poisoned bottles

Is This Answer Correct ?    3 Yes 16 No

In 1000 wine bottles stack 10 are poisoned given 10 rats what is the minimum number of tries to fi..

Answer / abhisek dash

since it is a probability type question
so according to me the answer would be
10/1000=.001 times

Is This Answer Correct ?    2 Yes 20 No

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