Logic grid puzzles Urgent Question

timer Asked: Nov 12th, 2017
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Cody, Ian, Sam and Zachary are die-hard "Galaxy Trek" fans and are also expert woodworkers. They have decided to hand-carve wooden figurines featuring a different character from their favorite show.The wood they are using is boxwood, oak, teak, and yew. They are selling their figurines for $3, $5, $7, and $9. 

Your task is to create the chart needed to complete this logic puzzle. Then match each person to the

type of wood they used and determine how much each is charging for their creations. As you work, write your thought process down. This will be part of your final grade.Remember, as with all grid-based logic puzzles, no option in any category will ever be used more than once.


1. The sci-fi fan who works with teak charges 2 dollars more than the woodworker who works with yew.

2. Ian charges 2 dollars more than Sam.

3. The woodworker who works with boxwood charges less than the sci-fi fan who works with yew.

4. Of Ian and Zachary, one charges 7 dollars and the other works with yew.

Tutor Answer

School: Duke University

Here you go, please let me know if you have any questions!

To start, I created a grid box to keep track of all of the combinations. I color coded the groups to make it
easier to see.








1. The first clue tells us that teak is $2 more than yew. Based on this information we conclude that the
yew cannot cost $9, otherwise the teak would cost $2 more, or $11, which we cannot have. Using
this same logic, teak cannot cost $3, otherwise the yew would be $1 which is also a fallacy.
2. We apply similar logic to clue two. We know that Ian charges $2 higher than Same. Sam cannot be
the person that charges $9 because then Ian would charge $11, which will not wo...

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