# Arrange 3 Knives to Rest on Tips of Handles/Variant/Mistake

## Source Work

The Puzzles:
Henry van Etten
$112$

## Mistake

Variants in Victorian puzzle books demanded how three knives might be used to support a drinking glass, in the ample space between three other drinking glasses placed on the table with more than enough space for a fourth glass to be placed on the table between them.

## Correction

If you count carefully:

one glass to be balanced
three glasses forming the ample space

you notice that the glass to be placed on the table between them is actually the fifth glass.