Yakov Isidorovich Perelman was an outstanding popular science writer on Physics, mathematics and astronomy. Born in 1882 in the town of Byelostok which is now in Poland, he did a Diploma of Forester and devoted his time to produce creative and witty scientific works in a unique style that was easily understandable and highly absorbing. His works 'Physics for Entertainment' , 'Figures for Fun' are among the most well read books throughout Russia and elsewhere. Perelman died in Leningrad on March,16,1942.
To solve the above problem, let us understand that 3 objects can be distributed in 3! i.e 6 different ways. Find out how many nuts are taken for each combination and how many are left. The remainder is different for each combination and hence result can be predicted from the remainder.