Riddle: The farmer had a fox, a chicken, and a bag of corn. He also had a raft that would carry hemself and one other item, at a time to get all three, the fox, chicken, and the corn across the river to the other side safely. Which one would he take first?
Answer: If he took the fox first, the chicken would eat the corn, while he is taking the fox. If he took thecorn first, the fox would eat the chicken, while he is taking the corn.
If he takes the chicken first the fox wouldn't eat the corn, while he is taking the chicken to the other side.