Clue and hint |
Bus number and place in line |

Bus 4 is farthest from the school. |
Bus 4 is last. |

The number on the third bus comes between 10 and 12. |
The number 11 is between 10 and 12. Bus 11 is the third bus. |

The number on the second bus is 1 more than the number on the last bus. |
One more than 4 is 5. Bus 5 is the second bus. |

The number on the first bus is more than the number on any other bus. |
The number 12 is more than any other number. Bus 12 is the first bus. |

Whatever number is left over must be the number on the fourth bus. |
The only bus left is number 10. It is not first, second, third, or last. Bus 10 must be fourth. |