# Help a fox, a chicken and a sack of grain along with you to cross the river?

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You have a fox, a chicken and a sack of grain. You must cross a river with only one of them at a time. If you leave the fox with the chicken he will eat it; if you leave the chicken with the grain he will eat it. How can you get all three across safely?

posted Mar 25, 2017

Let the starting point be A and the other side be B
A: take the chicken
B: place the chicken and return
A: take the grain
B: place the grain and take the chicken back
A: place the chicken and take the fox
B: place the fox
A: take the chicken
B: place the chicken

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