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# 15 Pigs

Your name is Cedrick, you're a Ukrainian farmer with 15 pigs. Being a poor farmer in this country, you are given strange laws to abide by.

1. You must have exactly 4 pens.

2. You must have an odd number of pigs in each pen.

How do you do it?

1. You must have exactly 4 pens.

2. You must have an odd number of pigs in each pen.

How do you do it?

### Hint

You're a peaceful farmer. No killing or adding to your stash of pigs. It may seem like it's impossible, but really, it works.### Answer

Place 5 pigs in each of three pens. Then put the fourth pen around the other 3. The fourth pen has all 15 pigs.Hide Hint Show Hint Hide Answer Show Answer

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You can also put 7, 1, 1, 3 with respect to each pig pen. maybe im wrong, but im just looking at a more easier to solve this problem

erm...7,1,1 & 3 don't add up to 15... Nice teaser

took a long time, and I finally gave up and looked at the answer. Godd One!

Good teaser , maybe belongs in trick category.

Yes, I think it should belong to a different category. Hahaha! But I had fun! It was hard.

This is offensive to Ukrainians.

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