Forty Kilo Weight Puzzle

A simple to state, but tricky to work out maths and logic puzzle this week.

You have a metal ingot that weighs 40 kilograms. How can you recast the ingot into four new ingots that allow you to weigh any weight between one kilogram and 40 kilograms inclusive?

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Answer at 9.00 on Monday


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