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Monday, February 4, 2008

Going to Saint Ives

Here's an old nursery rhyme that is also a puzzle:

As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives.

Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits.

Kits, cats, sacks, wives,
How many are going to St. Ives?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

only 1. because to all other he only meet.