All about flooble | fun stuff | Get a free chatterbox | Free JavaScript | Avatars    
perplexus dot info

Home > General
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    
Rating: 2.2222 (9 votes)

Comments: ( Back to comment list | You must be logged in to post comments.)
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
Please log in:
Login:
Password:
Remember me:
Sign up! | Forgot password


Search:
Search body:
Forums (0)
Newest Problems
Random Problem
FAQ | About This Site
Site Statistics
New Comments (3)
Unsolved Problems
Top Rated Problems
This month's top
Most Commented On

Chatterbox:
Copyright © 2002 - 2017 by Animus Pactum Consulting. All rights reserved. Privacy Information