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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Discussion regarding Four People Travel puzzle.

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi MIF;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi MathsIsFun,

One of my early posts raised this question.

I got the same three answers then.

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=14426

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi bob

It seems like I haven't talked top you in a while! :-)

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Stefy,

True. Our paths have wandered erratically without crossing for some time.

I've also been elsewhere. Firstly, I went to New Zealand for a touring holiday. We stopped over at Singapore on the way out. My posts to MIF forum were somewhat limited by availability of wi fi and an i-pod. I found it really hard even just typing without errors and diagrams were out completely. As you may have noticed that makes most of my help impossible as I have a high diagram rate in posts.

Then we went to visit my grandson, James, and his parents. There's a picture in another thread. I'm sure you can track it down.

Then I got 'promoted' to moderator. Suddenly, there's a heap of new things to learn about.

And I've bought a new laptop, which means I have a daily battle making it bend to my will!

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi bob

Hope you had a good holiday.I saw the picture of James in the other thread.He's very cute! And congrats again on the promotion, hope you have an easy time learning the new stuff!

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Nice update bob.

Anyways ... I have updated the puzzle solution, does it look right now?

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

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi MathsIsFun,

That looks right to me. Thanks.

Bob

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**nightstrider****Member**- Registered: 2013-12-15
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I think there is one and only one solution.

John gets seasick so he must be on the ship.

Cindy had to rent so she is using a car.

Mr. Jones hates flying so he booked the train.

Rachel is therefore on the plane.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Seasick means he gets sick when sailing on the sea, that means the last thing he wants to do is choose a ship as his mode of transportation.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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