Paradox

Drag four yellow statements into each of the brown rectangles.
Make sure you don't create a paradox!

All of the statements in this rectangle are true

Only three of the statements in this rectangle are true

Only half of the statements in this rectangle are true

Only one of the statements in this rectangle is true

The product of 1 and 9 is 9

The product of 1 and 8 is 8

The sum of 8 and 12 is 20

The sum of 8 and 11 is 19

The sum of 9 and 10 is 19

The product of 7 and 5 is 35

The product of 12 and 2 is 26

The product of 4 and 7 is 35

The product of 11 and 7 is 84

The sum of 7 and 4 is 12

The sum of 6 and 7 is 14

The sum of 10 and 11 is 22

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"What is the answer to the paradox with the four yellow statements. I can't seem to get it right."

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