Brain Puzzler Question

Okay so you have 12 pills all of them are the same EXCEPT 1 of them is either to light or to heavy you don’t know. You are given a scale and have only 3 steps to figure out which one is to heavy or to light. GO!

And the scale just in case you were not sure is like this

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I’ve seen a similar question before. You’re not just trying to find which one it is, but to also identify whether it is heavier or lighter.

Uh…true.