# Measure Time with Candle

There are two candles. Both will only burn exactly for an hour. How will you use these two candles to measure forty-five minutes?

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"Birbal," he ordered, "you must make this line shorter, but you cannot erase any bit of it."
Everyone present thought the emperor had finally outsmarted Birbal.
It was clearly an impossible task.
Yet within moments the emperor and everyone else present had to agree that Birbal had made the line shorter without erasing any of it.
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### Amazing Facts

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In 2007, a puzzle was released and \$2 million prizes were offered for the first complete solution. The competition ended at noon on 31 December 2010, with no solution being found. Wiki