Burning Candles Puzzle
Puzzle of the Day 2033 – Burning Candles Puzzle
Ten candles stand burning in a dining room. A strong breeze blows in through an open window and extinguishes two of them. Checking back on the candles later, you see that one more has gone out. To make sure no more candles go out. You shut the window. Assuming the wind doesn’t extinguish any more candles,
How many candles do you have left in the end?