Puzzle #158: Trees in a Row

A very nice riddle contributed by Abhinav Jain, which appeared in Delhi Times. Thanks Abhinav.

A man bought 10 trees from a local nursery.He wants his gardener to plant the 10 trees in 5 rows with 4 trees in each row. How can the gardener complete the task ?

As always, please send your answers as comments within the blog (preferred), or send an e-mail to alokgoyal_2001@yahoo.com. Please do share the puzzle with others if you like, and please also send puzzles that you have come across that you think I can share in this blog.

Happy tree planting!

 

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3 Responses to Puzzle #158: Trees in a Row

  1. Put trees at the 10 vertices of the 5-pointed star. 5 rows of length 4 only with 10 vertices.

  2. Praneeth says:

    Trees should be planned in the form of star!

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