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Pigs in Pen

Source: School, Church, and Home Games
Category: TRICK GAMES FOR SOCIABLES





A farmer has six pigs and five pens. He desires to place the pigs in
the pens so that there will be an odd number of pigs in each pen. How
can he accomplish this?

The Trick--He places a pen within a pen. Then he places a pig in each
of the other pens, and two pigs in the one which encloses the pen, and
another pig in the enclosed pen.




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