# 10 prisoners and 10 hats, help them to get released?

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Their are 10 prisoners in a jail, jailor put the following condition to release -

• All prisoner stand in a queue in ascending order of your heights(smallest first).
• They will not be allowed to turn their head(they have to look straight)
• Jailer will put one hat on their head, either BLACK or WHITE in color.
• Everyone has to tell the color of his hat starting from the tallest prisoner, they can only say BLACK or WHITE (jailer will tell instantly if it is correct answer or not).

All will be released, if and only if at least 9 of the prisoner guess their hat’s color correctly.

posted Mar 4, 2014
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