# Who Lives in the City? Puzzle - Solution

## The Puzzle:

5 people are standing in a queue for plane tickets in Germany; each one has a name, an age, a favorite TV program, where they live, a hairstyle and a destination.

Names: Bob, Keeley, Rachael, Eilish and Amy
TV programs: The Simpsons, Coronation Street ("Corrie"), Eastenders, Desperate Housewives and Neighbours.
Destinations: France, Australia, England, Africa and Italy
Ages: 14, 21, 46, 52 and 81
Hairstyle: Afro, long, straight, curly and bald
Where they live: A town, a city, a village, a farm and a youth hostel

1. The person in the middle watches Desperate Housewives
2. Bob is the first in the queue
3. The person who watches the Simpsons is next to the person who lives in a youth hostel
4. The person going to Africa is behind Rachael
5. The person who lives in a village is 52
6. The person who is going to Australia has straight hair
7. The person travelling to Africa watches Desperate Housewives
8. The 14-year-old is at the end of the queue
9. Amy watches Eastenders
10. The person heading to Italy has long hair
11. Keeley lives in a village
12. The 46-year-old is bald
13. The fourth in the queue is going to England
14. The people who watch Desperate Housewives and Neighbours are standing next to each other
15. The person who watches Coronation Street stands next to the person with an afro
16. A person next to Rachael has an afro
17. The 21-year-old lives in a youth hostel
18. The person who watches Corrie has long hair
19. The 81-year-old lives on a farm
20. The person who is travelling to France lives in a town
21. Eilish is not next to the person with straight hair

(This puzzle was devised by Zoe Reader, Bourne Grammar School, Bourne, Lincolnshire, in March 2006, and revised by Bob Bundy, phrontister and anonimnystefy of the Math is Fun Forum in June 2012)

## Our Solution:

 Name Favorite TV Destination Age programme 1 2 3 4 5 Bob Rachael Eilish Keeley Amy The Simpsons Coronation Street Desperate Housewives Neighbours Eastenders France Italy Africa England Australia 46 21 81 52 14 Town Youth Hostel Farm Village City Bald Long Afro Curly Straight

(Solution by Zoe Reader, Bourne Grammar School, Bourne, Lincolnshire, in March 2006, and revised by Bob Bundy, phrontister and anonimnystefy of the Math is Fun Forum in June 2012)

And this solution by Ashwyn Sam:

1. Bob : Simpsons, Australia, Straight hair, Farm , 81.
2. Rachael : Coronation Street, Italy, Long Hair, Youth Hostel, 21.
3. Keeley: Desperate Housewives, Africa, Afro, Village, 52.
4. Eilish : Neighbors, England, Bald, City, 46
5. Amy : Eastenders, France, Curly hair, Town, 14.
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