Back To School Logic Puzzle - Puzzlers Paradise

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Back To School Logic Puzzle - Puzzlers Paradise

Back to Schoolby Shelly HazardAugust, 2010Print ‘n’ Play Textand Table of ResultsSchool starts next week. All the local stores have back-to-school sales runningand the parents of Millersville have been busy getting new clothes and suppliesfor their kids. The stationary store on this particular evening was very busy as theparents all stocked up on pencils, notebooks, and other supplies for the newschool season. Five kids, who were shopping with their parents, got to pick out theirown supplies. Each ended up getting a different colored binder and ruler, and each got adifferent package of writing implements. The children also managed to convince their parents thatthey really needed one additional item, not currently on their parents’ shopping list. Determine thefirst name of each child, the color of each binder and ruler (no child got the same colors), the type ofwriting implements each got (one was a package of ball point pens), and the additional item eachtalked their parents into buying for them (one was a cell phone cover).1. The kids who got pencils didn’t get anything red. The one who got the orange binder didn’t get thebackpack.2. The five kids are the girl who got the alarm clock, the one who got the orange ruler, the one who gotthe felt tip pens, Joy, and the one who got the green binder.3. The one who got the yellow binder also got a red ruler, but it wasn’t Beth. The one who got thedrawing tablet also got a green ruler.4. Steve got mechanical pencils but he didn’t get an orange ruler. Rich talked his mom into getting himthe colored pencils for art class but he didn’t get anything green.5. Tabitha got the markers. The girl who got the backpack also got a blue ruler.6. The kids who got the mechanical, wood, and colored pencils, in no particular order, were Rich, theone who got the yellow ruler, and the girl who got the orange binder.Type of WritingFirst Name Binder Color Ruler ColorImplementsAdditional ItemCopyright © 2010 Shelly Hazard and ThinkFun Inc. All Rights Reserved.www.puzzlersparadise.comwww.puzzles.comPermission is granted for personal use only. This puzzle may not be duplicated for personal profit. 1


Back to Schoolby Shelly HazardAugust, 2010Print ‘n’ Play GridBinderRulerbluegreenorangeredyellowbluegreenorangeredyellowball point pensfelt tip pensmarkersmechanical pencilswood pencilsalarm clockbackpackcell phone covercolored pencilsdrawing tabletBethJoyRichSteveTabithaalarm clockbackpackcell phone covercolored pencilsdrawing tabletball point pensfelt tip pensmarkersmechanical pencilswood pencilsRulerbluegreenorangeredyellowwww.puzzlersparadise.comwww.puzzles.comCopyright © 2010 Shelly Hazard and ThinkFun Inc. All Rights Reserved.Permission is granted for personal use only. This puzzle may not be duplicated for personal profit. 2

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