Married-Unmarried Puzzle

Jack is looking at Anne. Anne is looking at George. You know that Jack is married and George is not married. You do not know if Anne is married or not. Is a married person looking at an unmarried person?

Married Unmarried Puzzle

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The answer is yes, a married person is looking at an unmarried person. You do not know whether Anne is married or unmarried, but if she is married, then she, a married person, is looking at George, an unmarried person. If she is unmarried, then Jack, a married person, is looking at her, an unmarried person. So the answer is yes in either case.

 

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