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if you had nine boxes and you had to fit ten horses in them how would you do it?

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if you had nine boxes and you had to fit ten horses in them how would you do it?

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You put eight of the horses in the eight boxes, and two horses in the ninth box ...

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Why not put 10 horses in five boxes and hire out the others... $$$$$$$$$ - makes cents to me (LOL)

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you can't have two horses in one box

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You could arrange them to make a pseudo-box (highlighted in red.)

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you can't have two horses in one box
Ok then, put three horses in one box and then have a box left over ;)
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Now that I call thinking inside and outside the box, but you would have to use the ninth for the top - and that still leaves the bottom ?????

Unless onw accepts "boxed in." Which frankly, I do.

Good answer.

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You could arrange them to make a pseudo-box (highlighted in red.)

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good guess but no, come on people think about it! :rolleyes:
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I don't know why I would be putting horses in boxes, but based on what the question says, I would have to say let two double up. After all, the problem doesn't restrict the sizes of the boxes.

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good guess but no, come on people think about it! :rolleyes:

Will think over night - put nine horses in nine boxs and let one go, come to think of it - let them all go, it's the way nature intended.

G'night

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:rolleyes:
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if you had nine boxes and you had to fit ten horses in them how would you do it?

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At first you put 2 horses in box 1, horse No 3 in box 2, horse 4 in box 3, horse 5 in box 4, ........, horse 9 in box 8. There remains box 9 empty, and you take one of the 2 horses (let's call it horse 10) from box 1 and put it there.

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:rolleyes:

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yup you're both right :P

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At first you put 2 horses in box 1, horse No 3 in box 2, horse 4 in box 3, horse 5 in box 4, ........, horse 9 in box 8. There remains box 9 empty, and you take one of the 2 horses (let's call it horse 10) from box 1 and put it there.

What about horse #10? :P

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I think zoris has the best solution because it brings up another riddle. Ingenious!

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dude you can't take horse #2 and make him horse #10 as well.

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dude you can't take horse #2 and make him horse #10 as well.

In fact it was a weird solution.

You got it right, azrael.

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In fact it was a weird solution.

You got it right, azrael.

...Did everyone not notice i said 10 was missing first?

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Ten_horses

does not allow for palce holder (space ) or is that double dutch

EG if it was two numbers it would look like one longer number

Betting this is the answer though

Goed aantword.

tot text! or is it tottext!

:rolleyes:

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