January 25, 2017 2 Comments
Matrix logic or logic grid puzzles challenge you to figure out the characteristics of several people, using a series of clues, marking “yes” answers with an O and “no” answers with an X in a grid of boxes. You can see an example grid in this Wikipedia article.
My 12-year-old Nicholas enjoys matrix logic almost as much as I do, so when he asked me last night to make up a matrix logic puzzle for him, I jumped at the chance. He wanted it to have 5 people and 5 facts about each. I challenged myself to do it with just 5 clues.
This puzzle is about 5 people who have a new baby in their family. What is each person’s first name, last name, month of birth, day of birth, and relationship to the baby?
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