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K Sengupta

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Four perfect logicians sat around a table that had a dish with 11 oranges in it. The chat was intense, and they ended up eating all of the oranges. Everybody had at least one orange, and everyone knew that fact, and each logician knew the number of oranges that he ate. They didn't know how many oranges each of the other ate, though. They agreed to ask only questions that they didn't know the answers to.

Their queries are as follows:

Addison:: Did you eat more oranges that I did, Braxton?

Braxton:: I don't know. Did you, Carlos, eat more oranges than I did?

Carlos: I don't know.

Darryl : Aha!

Darryl figured out how many oranges each person ate.

Can you also deduce the number of oranges consumed by each logician?

Their queries are as follows:

Addison:: Did you eat more oranges that I did, Braxton?

Braxton:: I don't know. Did you, Carlos, eat more oranges than I did?

Carlos: I don't know.

Darryl : Aha!

Darryl figured out how many oranges each person ate.

Can you also deduce the number of oranges consumed by each logician?

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