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The Chicken Crossing Puzzle

A man has to get a fox, a chicken, and a sack of corn across a river.

He has a rowboat, and it can only carry him and one other thing.

man rowboat

If the fox and the chicken are left together, the fox will eat the chicken.

If the chicken and the corn are left together, the chicken will eat the corn.

How does the man do it?

Pierce, Rod. (20 Feb 2020). "Chicken Crossing Puzzle". Math Is Fun. Retrieved 6 Jul 2020 from http://www.mathsisfun.com/chicken_crossing.html

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