In 100 bottles of drinks out of them one is poisoned. If a man tastes a drop of that, he will die within 10 hours. So a committee decides to check it out by using some number of mice within 24 hours. Then the minimum number of mice needed to find out the poisoned bottle is:
From the above discussion,the number of bottles = 100
So the immediate higher power of 2 is 128 = 27.
Therefore, the minimum number of mice = 7.
Hence 7 mice are sufficient to find out one poisoned bottle from 100.
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