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 A farmer needs to bring a wolf ,a goat,and cabbage across the river in a boat the boat is tiny and can only carry one passenger (besides the farmer) If he leaves the wolf and the goat alone together ,the wolf will eat the goat.If he leaves the goat and cabbage alone the goat will eat the cabbage how can he bring all three safety across the river

dasiy  Dec 17, 2014

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This problem becomes much more simple when you realise that the goat is the only one that must be kept seperate from the others at all times.  

this is an old puzzle but always a good one.  It has been added to one of our sticky topics for puzzles. 

And I've given it the green puzzle face.   

 

Thanks daisy :)

Melody  Dec 18, 2014
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Take the goat across first

Come back and take the cabbage across.......take the goat back

Leave the goat and take the wolf over

Come back and take the goat over

 

CPhill  Dec 17, 2014
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This problem becomes much more simple when you realise that the goat is the only one that must be kept seperate from the others at all times.  

this is an old puzzle but always a good one.  It has been added to one of our sticky topics for puzzles. 

And I've given it the green puzzle face.   

 

Thanks daisy :)

Melody  Dec 18, 2014

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