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 A Drinking Problem (Posted on 2002-12-18)
Four people are in a bar.

Ben owes Glen a drink. Glen owes Rhen two drinks. Rhen owes Sven three drinks. Sven owes Ben four drinks.

To settle up, what is the minimum number of drinks that need to be bought by who for whom?

 See The Solution Submitted by cges Rating: 3.1250 (16 votes)

 Subject Author Date Puzzle Solution With Explanation K Sengupta 2008-04-30 02:02:13 answer K Sengupta 2008-03-09 12:34:38 Solution Praneeth 2007-08-29 05:52:37 the answer simone 2005-06-16 13:02:41 duh Billy Bob 2004-03-28 10:42:09 simple red_sox_fan_032003 2004-02-25 18:16:12 answer Lewis 2003-06-17 11:23:23 Solution Gautam Joshi 2002-12-23 16:10:53 A Drinking Problem ( Solution ) Ravi Raja 2002-12-20 07:06:21 A Drinking Problem Ryan Hayes 2002-12-20 04:58:02 A drinking Problem Steve 2002-12-20 04:53:01 re: drinking problem terry 2002-12-19 18:32:15 drinking problem terry 2002-12-19 18:27:21 Answer Andrew 2002-12-19 08:23:26 re(3): Each man buys one but Ben... friedlinguini 2002-12-19 06:49:16 re(2): Each man buys one but Ben... Melissa 2002-12-19 06:37:04 re: Each man buys one but Ben... friedlinguini 2002-12-19 06:20:05 Each man buys one but Ben... Melissa 2002-12-19 05:56:19 re: ben glen rhen sven ... ten! sach 2002-12-18 14:39:21 ben glen rhen sven ... ten! Debra Winter 2002-12-18 11:38:54 re: Getting Drunk friedlinguini 2002-12-18 04:33:48 Getting Drunk TomM 2002-12-18 03:22:05

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