# Brooklyn 99 Riddle

Riddle: This one comes from this week’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine episode!
There is an island with 12 islanders. All of the islanders individually weigh exactly the same amount, except for one, who either weighs more or less than the other 11.
You must use a see-saw to figure out whose weight is different, and you may only use the see-saw 3 times. There are no scales or other weighing device on the island.
How can you find out which islander is the one that has a different weight?

Answer: Riddles have always been a popular form of brain training fun, but now thanks to the crash, people are giving more chances than ever.
You may have seen the “Brooklyn 99” riddle on the Internet or on social media and have been struggling with its answer for a while.

This riddle made social media and internet users think a lot and prompted them to discuss what the answer might be.

#### Brooklyn 99 Riddle

“This one comes from this week’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine episode!
There is an island with 12 islanders. All of the islanders individually weigh exactly the same amount, except for one, who either weighs more or less than the other 11.”

This riddle has been around for some time on internet platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp, and many people still argue over what the answer might be, as there are many possibilities.

We weigh ABCD against EFGH. There are three possibilities here: the seesaw could be level, ABCD is heavier, or EFGH is heavier. Suppose it is level. Thus, the odd coin must be among IJKL and therefore, all the rest are normal. Pick two among this third set of 4, say I and J, and weigh them against each other. This is our second measurement. Again, there are three possibilities but let’s think of it simply as two possibilities: they weigh the same or they don’t