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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?

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Solution Full Solution | Comment 17 of 20 |

Let the first fifth positions are denoted by P1,P2,P3,P4 and P5.
Then the required order would be given by:
First Horse: P4
Second Horse: P2
Third Horse: P5
Fourth Horse: P1
Fifth Horse: P3


  Posted by K Sengupta on 2005-11-14 01:35:25
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