Enigma 1612: So logical
29 December 2011
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From New Scientist #2777, 11th September 2010 [link]
Joe has 16 small square cards, eight black and eight white. On each card is one of the numbers 1 2 3 or 4. There is a 1 on four white cards (W1), a 1 on six black cards (B1), a 2 on two white cards (W2), a 2 on two black cards (B2), a 3 on one white card (W3) and a 4 on one white card (W4). All Penny has to do is place the cards on the grid (above right) with a 1 on a black card in the top right corner, so that the number on each card indicates how many black cards are immediately adjacent to it horizontally and vertically.
What cards did Penny place on A B C and D?