Burning Candles puzzle


You are given two candles of equal size, which can burn for 30 minutes each. You have to measure 45 minutes with
these candles. (There is no scale or clock ).There’s no way you can measure the height of candle . Also u r given a lighter.

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    Burn one candle , it will be finished completely in 30 minutes.Just when it is finished lit the other candle from both sides it will get finished in 15 minutes(30/2). So the total time is 30+15=45.

    pnikam Expert Answered on 22nd August 2015.
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