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Sameer Jamal
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Dont know whether this was posted before

This summer, five friends each found a different job to earn money. As it happened, they all started their new jobs in the same week; each on a different day and each earning a different amount. Determine the type of job each got, the day of the week each started working, each friend�s mode of transportation to their new job, and how much per hour each friend was earning.

1. Chris didn�t have a newspaper route but he did use the bus. The boy who mowed lawns took the train to work.

2. The boy who used a bicycle started working on Friday. Joe didn�t get a job as a painter.

3. The five friends are represented, in no particular order, by the following: the boy who made \$6.00 per hour, the boy who started work on Thursday, the boy who used a car to get to work, Chris, and the boy who mowed lawns.

4. Peter started work the day before the boy who worked as a cashier but two days after the boy who made \$7.00 per hour. The boy who worked as a cashier made \$0.50 per hour more than Greg made.

5. The boy who started work on Tuesday made \$6.25 per hour. Rob didn�t start work on Monday. Peter made more per hour than the painter but less than the boy who used a car.

6. Rob walked to work. The person who started on Wednesday didn�t make \$6.50 per hour. The golf caddy used a car to get to work.

Layne Lund
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As it happened, they all started their new jobs in the same week; each on a different day and each earning a different amount.

Does this also apply to the type of job and the mode of transportation?

Sameer Jamal
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Originally posted by Layne Lund:

Does this also apply to the type of job and the mode of transportation?

Yes

Timmy Marks
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Well, since noone else seems to want to answer, here is what I got

[ August 17, 2005: Message edited by: Timmy Marks ]

Rick Beaver
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OK so can someone code an engine to work this out given a series of facts?

Timmy Marks
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I thought that had already been done. Can't Jess solve a puzzle like this?