sir regarding the poisoned wine bottle problem… it passes my comprehension as how doing this binary mathematics can prevent wasteful expenditure of wine. if we juz give one bottle eac to thousand prisoners and let them taste minute quantity… at the end of 24 hrs only one prisoner will be killed and wine will also be saved… whereas in binary system more wine will be tasted from some bottles including 10 sips for the 1000th bottle…???? sir please explain

Is it 10?

Yes Sudhakar it is.

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J

sir regarding the poisoned wine bottle problem… it passes my comprehension as how doing this binary mathematics can prevent wasteful expenditure of wine. if we juz give one bottle eac to thousand prisoners and let them taste minute quantity… at the end of 24 hrs only one prisoner will be killed and wine will also be saved… whereas in binary system more wine will be tasted from some bottles including 10 sips for the 1000th bottle…???? sir please explain