The Candle Problem was posthumously published by Karl Duncker in 1945. Though seemingly straightforward, this cognitive performance test has a little trick up its sleeve. Let's just say this logic puzzle requires some out-of-the-box thinking. Read on to see the problem and solution, and to learn more of the history behind this famous problem.
Here's the Problem
The Solution and the History
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Written by Joanie Faletto August 4, 2017
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