tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post4180608309237060108..comments2019-03-21T19:56:19.431-07:00Comments on The Puzzle Page: Pigs in a PenUnknownnoreply@blogger.comBlogger12125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-59986982025911173172010-09-21T04:34:59.567-07:002010-09-21T04:34:59.567-07:00So, what is the final answer?So, what is the final answer?Katrina Casenashttps://www.blogger.com/profile/04831533281810671462noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-2624074016220480532009-11-11T19:36:12.335-08:002009-11-11T19:36:12.335-08:00oooops, I put "1and 5 pigs," I meant jus...oooops, I put "1and 5 pigs," I meant just 5 pigs in the third pen.londihttps://www.blogger.com/profile/15771481649766041773noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-91467005228542886242009-11-11T19:34:09.045-08:002009-11-11T19:34:09.045-08:00you could put 1 pig in the first pen, 3 pigs in th...you could put 1 pig in the first pen, 3 pigs in the second pen, 1and 5 pigs in the fourth pen.<br />1 plus 3 plus 5 = 9; then put the three pens inside the 4th pen.<br /><br />1<br />3<br />5 = 9londihttps://www.blogger.com/profile/15771481649766041773noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-89193212500725073082009-10-04T15:12:56.981-07:002009-10-04T15:12:56.981-07:00I only 12 and I know that!I only 12 and I know that!Fringgyhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00287726353640904567noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-83778004332445359512009-08-13T04:10:10.249-07:002009-08-13T04:10:10.249-07:00ok, so this is the easiest way possible. 3 pens ar...ok, so this is the easiest way possible. 3 pens are first. put 3 pigs in each. Then there is another pen. It is around all of the pens! DUH!Fringgyhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00287726353640904567noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-57499786601558192822008-08-14T19:59:00.000-07:002008-08-14T19:59:00.000-07:00umm, two is an even number. ^umm, two is an even number. ^Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-59837142177832752452008-08-03T00:01:00.000-07:002008-08-03T00:01:00.000-07:001 pig in the first pen1 pig in the second pen2 pig...1 pig in the first pen<BR/>1 pig in the second pen<BR/>2 pigs in the third pen<BR/>5 pigs in the fourth pen<BR/>1+1+2+5=9<BR/>simple!Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-82460692884758064092008-07-22T15:16:00.000-07:002008-07-22T15:16:00.000-07:00|------|| PP || |---|---|| | P | ||--|---| ...|------|<BR/>| PP |<BR/>| |---|---|<BR/>| | P | |<BR/>|--|---| |<BR/> | |<BR/> | P |---|---|<BR/> | | P | |<BR/> |---|---| |<BR/> | |<BR/> | P |---|---|<BR/> | | P | |<BR/> |---|---| |<BR/> | |<BR/> | P P |<BR/> | |<BR/> |-------|Rogerhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14985308054878794381noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-86342853956756940902008-06-08T03:09:00.000-07:002008-06-08T03:09:00.000-07:00Easy enough.Just put the pigs in the first pen, th...Easy enough.<BR/><BR/>Just put the pigs in the first pen, then put that pen inside the next pen, etc.<BR/><BR/>The last pen will contain a pen that contains a pen that contains a pen that contains 9 pigs, but all 4 pens will contain 9 pigs.<BR/><BR/>You could also put 3 pigs each in 3 pens, and put those 3 pens inside the bigger pen.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-24095130199039052862008-05-24T07:44:00.000-07:002008-05-24T07:44:00.000-07:00DUH!!.2.5 pigs in each pen is the only answer. it ...DUH!!.2.5 pigs in each pen is the only answer. it doesn't say anything about fractions.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-44759123526135747262008-05-01T09:41:00.000-07:002008-05-01T09:41:00.000-07:00How do you put nine pigs in four pens so that each...How do you put nine pigs in four pens so that each pen contains an odd number of pigs?<BR/><BR/>It is not possible to put nine pigs in four pens so that each pen contains an odd number of pigs.<BR/><BR/>The only way to do it is through trickery.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2217022227008948602.post-10392397777686829102008-04-08T19:39:00.000-07:002008-04-08T19:39:00.000-07:00There are 3 groups of pens stay separately:- 2 of ...There are 3 groups of pens stay separately:<BR/>- 2 of them are 2 pens separately;<BR/>- and 1 of them is the group of 2 pens staying together like one is enclosed by another one.<BR/><BR/>With 3 groups like these, we can arrange pigs in many ways such as 1-1-7, 3-3-3, 3-5-1, etc.CThttps://www.blogger.com/profile/05694910483748720659noreply@blogger.com