No Peeking

Interesting puzzle I came across today, not too tough, but rewarding in the end.

There are three containers labeled "pencils," "erasers," and "pencils and erasers". Each of these labels is incorrect. You may select only one item from one box. (No feeling around/peeking permitted.) How can you label each box correctly?

Sorry if it has been posted already.
 
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EDIT: sorry...was too quick to react
 
u go into the box containinng both ..if u take out a pencil then u know that the box labeled erasers contains erasers and penicils and the box labeled pencils contains erasers.
 
u go into the box containinng both ..if u take out a pencil then u know that the box labeled erasers contains erasers and penicils and the box labeled pencils contains erasers.

correct. :smile:
 

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