A Buddhist monk got an errand from his teacher: to meditate for exactly 45 minutes. He has no watch; instead he is given two inscent sticks, and he is told that each of those sticks would completely burn in 1 hour. The sticks are not identical, and they burn with variant yet unknown rates (they are hand-made). So he has these two inscent and some matches: can he arrange for exactly 45 minutes of meditation?
Good job Jago!
The whole meditate for 45 mins part of the question won’t work with all the attention you need to give to the sticks, but nice work everyone on this puzzle.
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