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Problem of the Day #159: Top Ranked Muffins August 25, 2011

Posted by Saketh in : potd , trackback

Mitchell has purchased $1024$ muffins at the local bakery. Mitchell knows that he can determine the heavier of any pair of muffins in one use of his extremely accurate Weight Comparison Device. What is the least number of comparisons he must make to determine the three heaviest muffins?

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