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Santa's Pack Held Thirty Toys

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larryshoat

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Here is a puzzle involving five elves, dressed in five different colors, who made five different types of toys . Can you decipher who made what ?
1. Ole Santa's pack held thirty toys
2. Made by his elfin crew,
2. And though none made the same amount,
4. Each made more than two .
5. The elf named Cher made one more toy
6. Than the elf who dressed in reds,
7. But Cher made one less Christmas toy
8. Than the elf that made the sleds .
9. Spry Johnny elf made racing cars,
10. Five toys were made by Jane .
11. The elf who dressed in yellow suits
12. Made each and every train .
13. The elf who always dressed in green
14. Made one third as many as Sue .
15. Cute Marcia elf was dressed in orange,
16. And one elf dressed in blue .
17. Thelf who made the spinning tops
18. Made the most toys of them all .
19. Another prky, smiling elf
20. Made each and every ball .
21. Ole Santa's pack held thirty toys
22. From the clues that you've been given,
23. Guess who made what toy and how many .

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Cher, the elf wearing yellow made 6 trains for :santa:
Johnny wearing green made 3 race cars for :santa:
Jane wearing Red made 5 balls for :santa:
Marcie wore orange and made 7 sleds for :santa:
Sue in blue made 9 tops for :santa:
 
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1982vett":ph6j5a39 said:
Cher, the elf wearing yellow made 6 trains for :santa:
Johnny wearing green made 3 race cars for :santa:
Jane wearing Red made 5 balls for :santa:
Marcie wore orange and made 7 sleds for :santa:
Sue in blue made 9 tops for :santa:

Good job Vett !!!! I told my wife you would get it . I about blew a gasket over that thing .


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I'm just glad you didn't ask how I got the answer. Don't think I could explain the train of thought. Just charted out the givens, only way I could keep straight who, wearing what, made how many of these. Yeah, I coulda used a drink after that. :lol2:
 

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1982vett":2jcvs3cc said:
I'm just glad you didn't ask how I got the answer. Don't think I could explain the train of thought. Just charted out the givens, only way I could keep straight who, wearing what, made how many of these. Yeah, I coulda used a drink after that. :lol2:


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