2 Red Pill and 2 Blue Pill Puzzle

A blind man is alone on a deserted island. He has two blue pills and two red pills. He must take exactly one blue pill and one red pill, or he will die.

How does he do it?


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The blind man knows that there are 2 red and 2 blue pills.

He will divide each pill in half and take one half of it.

1/2 red pill + 1/2 red pill = 1 red pill

1/2 blue pill + 1/2 blue pill = 1 blue pill

In this way he will take 1 red pill and one blue pill.


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