Farmer getting across the river


A farmer needs to take a fox, a chicken, and a sack of grain across a river. The only way across the river is by a small boat, which can only hold the farmer and one of the three items. Left unsupervised, the chicken will eat the grain, and the fox will eat the chicken. However, the fox won’t try to eat the grain, and neither the fox nor the chicken will wander off.

How does the farmer get everything across the river?

SherlockHolmes Expert Asked on 12th February 2020 in Logic Puzzles.
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    For understanding this issue, lets consider 2 sides –> A & B.  All are on side A.

    First farmer takes chicken with him to side B.
    Then he takes fox to side B
    While returning to side A, he takes chicken with him (to side A)
    Then he takes grain to side B
    Finally, he takes the chicken to side B.

    bhola99 Expert Answered on 12th February 2020.
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