The Farmer And The Haystacks

A farmer has five haystacks in one field and four haystacks in another.

How many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in one field?

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Only one. If the farmer combines all his haystacks, they all become one big stack. šŸ™‚

A farmer has five haystacks in one field and four haystacks in another.

How many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in one field?

The Nurses and The Cannibals

Three nurses and three cannibals want to get to the other side of a river.

There is a small boat, which can fit only two. To prevent a tragedy, there can never be more cannibals than nursesĀ together.

How will they do to get to the other side of the river?

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1 cannibal and 1 nurseĀ there, nurseĀ back.
2 cannibals there, 1 cannibal back.
2 nursesĀ there, 1 nurseĀ and 1 cannibal back.
2 nursesĀ there, 1 cannibal back.
This one cannibal takes the remaining cannibals to the other side.

Three nurses and three cannibals want to get to the other side of a river.

There is a small boat, which can fit only two. To prevent a tragedy, there can never be more cannibals than nursesĀ together.

How will they do to get to the other side of the river?