Brainteaser: Three Pills

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If a doctor gave you three pills and told you to take one every half hour, how long would they last you?

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One hour.


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confusing question, these are the answers I thought of before looking

1 hour 30 min, take one 30 minutes after the doc gives you the pills

1 hour

30 minutes, each pills effect lasts 30 min

or 2 hours and 30 min, stupid person thinks you can only take them on half hours
example: got pills at 2:00 took first one at 2:30 next at 3:30 and last at 4:30
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