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Can you solve it? The logic question almost everyone gets wrong


Test your mental mettle with this question about the marital situations of Jack, Anne and George:

Jack is looking at Anne, but Anne is looking at George. Jack is married, but George is not. Is a married person looking at an unmarried person?

A: Yes

B: No

C: Cannot be determined

Can you solve it? The logic question almost everyone gets wrong | Science | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/mar/28/can-you-solve-it-the-logic-question-almost-everyone-gets-wrong

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A very, very simple question this week. It will take you no time at all.

I’m setting the question because apparently more than 80 per cent of people get it wrong. I thought it would be an interesting experiment to discover if this figure is anywhere near correct - so click on your answer and I’ll be back with the results, and a discussion, at 5pm BST today.

UPDATE: The results are in. Click here to find the answer to today’s puzzle and see how everyone did.

27.68 percent of people got it right. 

Tricked me the first time, but it makes sense.

Yes, it's a good lesson in being careful. :)

Today’s puzzle was devised by Hector Levesque, and suggested to me by James Grime.

I post a puzzle here every second Monday. My most recent book is the mathematical adult colouring book Snowflake Seashell Star. (In the US its title is Patterns of the Universe.)

You can check me out on TwitterFacebookGoogle+ and my personal websiteAnd if know of any great puzzles that you would like me to set here, get in touch.

It was a good puzzle. Not what it first seems.