# Lateral Thinking #02- Twelve Marbles -

Imagine you have 12 marbles and 3 identical bags. There are 3 creative ways to place the 12 marbles in
the 3 bags whereby each bag contains the same number of marbles.

One way would be to put 4 marbles in each bag. Can you find the other 2 ways?

**HINT**: You can put one bag inside another.

**ANSWER**:

*12 marbles in each bag and 6 marbles in each bag.*
**EXPLANATION**: 12 marbles in each bag -> put the 12 marbles in the first bag, put the first
bag inside the second bag and then put the second bag inside the third bag. 6 marbles in each bag -> put
6 marbles in the first bag, put 6 marbles in the second bag, and then put the second bag inisde the third
bag.

Do you have a

suggestion for this puzzle (e.g. something that should
be mentioned/clarified in the question or solution, bug, typo, etc.)?