This Prisoner Hat Riddle Will Test Your Skills To The Limit

The answer to the “4 prisoner hat riddle” is Prisoner 2.

Each one of the prisoners knows that there are 4 hats, 2 black, and 2 white.

If prisoner 1 observes that prisoners 2 and prisoners 3 have the same colored hats, he would assume that he has the opposite color and solve the riddle.

However, since prisoners 2 and prisoners 3 have different colored hats, prisoner 1 doesn’t say anything.

Prisoner 2 sees that he and prisoner 3 have different hats and realizes that prisoner 1 doesn’t know the answer. And since he sees that prisoner 3 has a white hat, he realizes that his own hat is black.

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