## Puzzle of the day: 132

**What is the minimum count of use of weighing balance to find a defective ball that has more weight out of the 9 balls. All 8 others are identical and have same weight?**

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**What is the minimum count of use of weighing balance to find a defective ball that has more weight out of the 9 balls. All 8 others are identical and have same weight?**

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**Answer: (3) 2 **

**Solution**

**Make 3 groups of 3**

**weigh 2 groups. This will enable you to separate the group that has defective ball. If both are equal than 3rd group has the defective ball.**

**Now in 2nd turn weight 2 out of the three balls, this will give you the defective ball. If both have same weight, then the 3rd remaining ball is defective. **

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