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Horse Race (Posted on 2004-01-19) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Five horses - 'FIRST', 'SECOND', 'THIRD', 'FOURTH' and 'FIFTH' ran in the race. (There were no ties.)
'FIRST' did not come first.
'SECOND' was neither first nor last.
'THIRD' came in one place after 'FIRST'.
'FOURTH' was not second.
'FIFTH' was two places below 'FOURTH'.
In what order did the horses finish?

See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja    
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Solution Short solution | Comment 6 of 20 |
FIRST, SECOND, THIRD and FIFTH couldn't be 1st, so FOURTH was 1st, and thus FIFTH was 3rd. FIRST must have been 4th so THIRD can be one place after (5th), and so SECOND was 2nd.

  Posted by Federico Kereki on 2004-01-19 11:50:14
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