How many apples did each Automattician eat?

An Apple on the Plant Branch
An Apple / Image Via Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/apple-water-droplets-fruit-moist-1122537/

Answer:

Matt: 1 Apple

The Logic

Matt could not have eaten 5 or more. James could not have eaten only one or he would have known that he hadn’t eaten more than Ian. Neither could he have eaten 5 or more. He could have eaten 2 or 3 or 4 apples. Ian figures this out, although he still doesn’t know if he ate more than James. This means that Ian must have eaten 3 or 4 apples. Barry can only deduce the other amounts if he ate 5 apples. And the rest, in order to add up to 11, must have eaten 1, 2 and 3.

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