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    Cross the River: A Test for Logic

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    Question: Nine men and two boys are trekking through the jungle and they need to cross a river. They have a small inflatable boat and it's easy enough to row it across the river. The boat however can hold no more than one man or the two boys. How can they all get across? (Hint: Suppose there was only one man and two boys)

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    This is a tricky one - think it through. Let's start with the one man and two boys scenario. First the two boys row ...

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    In about 90 words, this solution concisely explains the logic behind this scenario on how 11 people can cross the river, given the specifications associated with this question.

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