**Unsolvable Riddle - 6 December**

In a contest, four fruits (an apple, a banana, an orange, and a pear) have been placed in four closed boxes (one fruit per box). People may guess which fruit is in which box. 123 people participate in the contest. When the boxes are opened, it turns out that 43 people have guessed none of the fruits correctly, 39 people have guessed one fruit correctly, and 31 people have guessed two fruits correctly.

How many people have guessed three fruits correctly, and how many people have guessed four fruits correctly

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people have guessed three/all fruits correctly: 10

ReplyDeleteThe people who quessed three fruits correctly are 0. The riddler is speaking in manner of "EXACTLY N FRUITS" and not "AT LEAST N FRUITS", otherwise wont be correct to point that 1 Fruit guys are more than 2 Fruit guys and also the calculation will look different. As for the 4 Fruit guys... its ok. So answer is 0, 10

Delete123 - 43 + 39 + 31 = 10

ReplyDeleteGuessing three right would be the same as guessing four right since if you know three then you obviously know what's in the fourth box since its not one of the other three.

So ten guessed three or all four.

As said previously the number for 3/4 sum to 10 but since nobody would have 3 right 10 must have 4.

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ReplyDeleteIf you have 3 right you also have 4 right

If you have any 3 rite u'l hv d fourth 1 rite too so 10 people guessed ol fruits crrctly.....

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ReplyDelete43 + 39 + 31 from 123 leaves 10

Guessing three right would be the same as guessing four right since if you know three then you obviously know what's in the fourth box since its not one of the other three. So, unless the guesser died at the moment he got three right, all guessers who got three rigth went on to correctly guess the fourth

So ten guessed all four, and none stopped after guessing three right.

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ReplyDeleteyou fucking kidding me i looked at the question for 6 seconds and solved it how is this unsolvable

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123 people

43 no fruits

39 1 fruit

31 2

00 3

10 4

43+39+31=113

so 10 people guessed 3 fruits and all fruit

but how many did each well

there are 24 possible different guesses they could do

and out of those 24 there are 0 possible ways to get just 3 correct cause if one is incorrect another is automatically in correct so 0 got 3 correct

It's impossible to guess 3 correct so 10 people got them all right

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ReplyDeleteIn my opinion, it should be 41. As 31 people who guessed 2 fruits correctly are counted with 39. So it should be 123-43-39=41.

ReplyDeleteOtherwise question should have told that 31 people guessed exactly one fruit correctly.