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Help with homework, please!

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readallaboutit Sun 09-Feb-14 20:24:22

Two men and two women want to sail to an island.
The boat will only hold 2 women or 1 man.
How can all four get to the island?

I'm stumped by my yr3 ds's homework! Please help

StealthPolarBear Sun 09-Feb-14 20:25:57

2 women go across
One brigs boat back
Man goes across alone
Woman brings boat back
Both women go

willitbeagoodyear Sun 09-Feb-14 20:28:16

Ok two women go to the island leaving 1 women here the other comes back

1 man goes to the island and the other women brings the boat back

2 women go to the island 1 stays with the man the other robing the boat back

1 man goes to the island (2men there now) an the women comes back

2 women go to the island 2 men and 2 women on the island now

StealthPolarBear Sun 09-Feb-14 20:30:24

Oops I misread!

readallaboutit Sun 09-Feb-14 20:44:09

Thank you both!

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