## Alpha-GridLogic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.20 cells are arranged in a 5x4 grid. The cells are occupied by 20 birds (10 different birds, a pair (2) of each).
The cells are labeled as follows: ABCDE FGHIK LMNOP RSTUW The birds are: albatross, bunting, cardinal, chickadee, finch, flamingo, hawk, magpie, penguin, and swan. A bird can only occupy a cell if the cell is labeled with a letter that is in the bird's name. For example, a hawk can only be in cell: H, A, W, or K. Each pair of birds must be in the same row or the same column. Where are the birds located? ## Answer1) Determine the locations of the swans. The only cells that are in the same row/column are in row 4.2) Determine the locations of the hawks. One of the cells is eliminated because it is occupied by a swan. The only remaining cells that are in the same row/column are in row 2. 3) Determine the bird that is in row 1 column 2. Placing the bunting in that cell will lead to a dead end. Therefore, an albatross must be in that cell. 4) The remaining cells can be easily filled with the remaining birds. Row 1: albatross, albatross, chickadee, chickadee, penguin Row 2: finch, magpie, hawk, finch, hawk Row 3: cardinal, magpie, flamingo, flamingo, penguin Row 4: cardinal, swan, bunting, bunting, swan Hide ## What Next?
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