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**anyarules****Member**- Registered: 2005-07-24
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Hi people can u help? These exams are getting crazy. Plz post answers

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- **Pie Question:**

At the local show, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Bly and Mrs. Wig all won a prize for a particular pie. Who baked which pie?

Clues: Mrs. Bly only likes baking fruit pies. Mrs. Jones did not win the prize for an apple pie. Mrs. Wig's blueberry pie is better than her other pies.

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Thanx.

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**justlookingforthemoment****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-05-26
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I'm not sure if it's just me, but I don't understand. What pie options are available?

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**anyarules****Member**- Registered: 2005-07-24
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I seriously have no idea!! That's why i'm askin.

ChallengeGirl

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Yeah, not well presented, forces one to make assumptions which may not be right. The only pies mentioned are "fruit pies", "apple pie" and "blueberry pie". Apple is a fruit, but blackberry isn't ...

Mrs. Bly could not have won the blackberry, because it isn't a fruit. Saying that Mrs. Wig's blueberry pie is better than her other pies does NOT mean she won in that category - it all depends on the level of competition in each category.

There is not enough to solve, but you could guess:

Mrs Bly: Apple

Mrs. Wig: Blueberry

Mrs. Jones: Chicken and Mushroom (why not )

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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